The Democratic-Liberal Party (PD-L) and the Social Democratic Party – Conservative Party (PSD+PC) political alliance, both at rule, are split even in vote intention – 31 percent of the 70 percent saying they would turn out to vote if election to the Romanian Parliament was held on Sunday, according to a Gallup poll released on Friday.
According to the poll, the National Liberal Party (PNL) would win 21 percent; the Greater Romania Party (PRM) 6 percent; the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) 5 percent, and the New Generation Party (PNG) 4 percent.
More than half of the respondents disapprove of the performance of Prime Minister Emil Boc, according to the Gallup poll. Thus, 52 percent of them say they disapprove of Boc’s premiership performance, while 29 percent approves of it; 16 percent said they did not know and 3 percent refused to answer.
At the same time, 33 percent of the respondents said they have no trust in the incumbent Government’s capability of managing the issues currently facing Romania. Only 6 percent of them say they have very much trust in such capability.
The Gallup poll was conducted May 5-9, among 1,116 Romanians, commissioned by the National Centre for Sustainable Development. It carries a plus/minus 2.9 percent error margin.