Exit poll show ex-communist wins presidential elections

BUCHAREST, Romania - Ex-Communist and past president Ion Iliescu won Romania's presidential elections with 70 percent of the vote, exit polls showed Sunday.

Ultranationalist Corneliu Vadim Tudor trailed with about 30 percent, the polls showed.

The polls, conducted by the IMAS polling institute, were based on interviews with about 20,000 people questioned as they finished voting. Another poll by INSOMAR had similar results.

Official results are not expected until Monday.


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