Intellect Group presents April rankings of politicians


President Mai Sandu was the most popular politician in April, being followed by the leader of the Party of Socialists Igor Dodon. Parliament Speaker Zinaida Grechanyi ranks third, mayor of Chisinau Ion Ceban – fourth, while the head of the Socialist parliamentary group Corneliu Furculiță - fifth. The same politicians easily change their positions in the rankings depending on such criteria as professionalism, integrity, experience. The rankings were presented by Intellect Group that conducted a study with the involvement of experts, journalists and activists, IPN reports.

The experts gave the politicians points. By professionalism, the rankings are as follows: Igor Dodon with 6.2 points, Maia Sandu with 5.7 points, Zinaida Grechanyi with 5.2 points, Vladimir Voronin with 5 points and Ion Ceban with 3.5 points.

The most influential politicians are: Maia Sandu with 7.9 points, Igor Dodon with 7.7 points, Zinaida Grechanyi with 3.8 points, Vladimir Voronin with 3.7 points and Corneliu Furculiță with 3.5 points.

The rankings of experienced politicians are topped by Igor Dodon with 7.7 points. He is followed by Maia Sandu with 6 points, Vladimir Voronin with 5.4 points, Zinaida Grechanyi with 5.3 points and  Corneliu Furculiță with 5 points.

By integrity, Maia Sandu heads the rankings with 6 points. She is followed by Igor Dodon with 5.7 points and Zinaida Grechanyi with 4.7 points. Acting Prime Minister Aureliu Ciocoi comes next with 4.3 points. The fifth spot is taken by the leader of the Party of Communists Vladimir Voronin with 4.2 points.

The polling company’s representatives said that compared with March, in April the politicians scored fewer points that were given depending on the activities they carried out.