Federation of the Jewish Communities in Romania


The Federation of the Jewish Communities in Romania (Romanian: Federația Comunităților Evreiești din România, FCER) is an ethnic minority political party in Romania representing the Jewish community.

Federation of the Jewish Communities in Romania
PresidentSilviu Vexler[1]
IdeologyJewish minority politics
Chamber of Deputies
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Senate
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European Parliament
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Website
www.jewishfed.ro/

History


The FCER contested the 1996 general elections, receiving 12,746 votes (0.1%) and winning a single seat in the Chamber of Deputies under the electoral law allowing political parties representing ethnic minority groups to be exempt from the electoral threshold only applied as long as they received 10% of the vote required for a single seat in the Chamber of Deputies.[2][3] The party has won a seat in every election since.

Electoral history


Election Chamber of Deputies Senate
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
199612,7460.101
200012,6290.111
20048,4490.081
200822,3930.331
201210,0190.141
20165,0690.071
20203,5090.061

See also


  • Jewish Party, a political party representing the Jewish community in Romania between 1931 and 1948.
  • Jewish Democratic Committee, a Communist-aligned political party representing the Jewish community in Romania between 1945 and 1953.

References


  1. Despre noi
  2. 1992 Parliamentary Elections: Chamber of Deputies Archived June 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine University of Essex
  3. Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1585 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7