Bucharest’s delightful first family

Back in June the good people of Bucharest elected Gabriela Vranceanu Firea Pandele as their new mayor. We say good people, but in fact low turnout and the one-round, winner-takes-all voting system employed meant that Firea’s victory was never in doubt. In a two-round election she would have been annihilated in a run-off by Nicusor… Continue reading Bucharest’s delightful first family