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Mihaela BĂRBIERU, Peculiarities of the local elections in September 2020. Analysis on Dolj County

3rd Degree Scientific Researcher, PhD., “C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopşor” Institute for Research in SocialStudies and Humanities from Craiova, of the Romanian Academy, Romania;

Published on December 20, 2021

The local elections of September 2020 have known some peculiarities generated, first of all, by the sanitary pandemic that humanity is currently facing. Thus, after the postponement of the elections from June to September, the Covid 19 virus forced political parties, more than ever in recent years, to move their electoral activities online. It should be noted that the Internet has forced political competitors to improve their political discourse and communicate with the electorate, as well as the resulting campaign strategies to be the most desired. Dolj County was no exception to these rules.
Our study aims to highlight the peculiarities of this election year, so that the phenomenon can be better understood by the general public.

elections, pandemic, peculiarities, electoral campaign, political parties


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