(BBC News) Voters in one Romanian town face a potentially confusing trip to the polls on Sunday, as the three candidates for mayor all share the same name, it's reported.
The incumbent mayor in Draguseni, Vasile Cepoi, is seeking a fourth term in office, but is facing a challenge from two other Vasile Cepois, the Jurnalul national daily reports. Council official Viorel Munteanu says the three men aren't related, and that Vasile is simply a popular Romanian moniker and Cepoi is a common name in the region. The unusual situation "guarantees Vasile Cepoi" a win, the paper says.
But Mayor Cepoi thinks that it could all be an election ploy on the part of his opponents. His namesakes represent the People's Movement and National Liberal parties, both centre-right parties that oppose the centre-left mayor.
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