Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has increased its lead as the country’s most trusted politician, HotNews reports.
In a poll conducted between January 21 and February 5 by social studies institute INSCOP Iohannis held the trust of 39.5% of the population, up five percentage points from the previous poll conducted in November. Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea was placed second with 23.9%, despite having had lost 2.3 percentage points since November.
Former Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta climbed to third position, taking over another former Prime Minister, Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu who is currently the President of the Senate. Hunor Kelemen, President of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania (RMDSZ) stood at 7.6%, having had gained three percentage points since the last poll.