Tudorel Toader, one step away from losing the position of rector of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University in Iasi. Liviu Maha is the favorite

The current rector of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University in Iași, Tudorel Toader, ranked 2nd in the elections organized on Tuesday, being surpassed by prof.dr. Liviu Maha.

Tudorel Toader could lose the position of rector of the University of Iași PHOTO: Archive

Todorel Toader, the incumbent rector of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University in Iasi, is close to losing the position he held for two terms, following the elections that took place on Tuesday.

The best result for the position of rector was achieved by prof. dr. Liviu Maha, who obtained the most votes, 222, while the former Minister of Justice received only 191 votes.

The other 4 candidates were prof. univ. Dr. Mihaela Onofrei-128 votes; university professor Dr. Gabriel Claudiu Mursa-121 votes, Prof. Dr. Teodor Lichian-44 votes and university associate. Dr. Adrian Muraru 15 votes.

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The second round, in which professors Maha and Toader will compete, will take place next week, on March 18, with the two candidates having another week to organize meetings in faculties or public debates to present their management plans.

Prof. Liviu Maha stated to the reporters of “Ziarul de Iași” that he will continue to discuss with the members of the academic community, presenting his managerial plan as before.

Liviu Maha obtained the most votes PHOTO: Facebook Pavel Lucescu

Liviu Maha obtained the most votes PHOTO: Facebook Pavel Lucescu

He also declared that he was pleasantly surprised by the large number of voters present at the polls.

,“We stay at the same pace, to talk with colleagues, to answer questions, to gain trust”, declared prof.dr. Liviu Maha. “There was a large turnout, which clearly means that voting members had options. There was a great mobilization, especially in the first part of the day. High turnout is generally a good sign”the teacher mentioned.

It should be noted that the voter turnout was high, 86.8%, out of the 844 people with the right to vote, 733 members went to the polls.