The liberal Crin Antonescu ranked third, with 21.8 percent of the votes, according to the same poll.
Basescu is also the leader of the elections in the CURS exit-poll, ordered by TVR, with 33.72 percent. He is followed by Mircea Geoana with 31.44 percent and Crin Antonescu with 21.53 percent.
The CCSB exit-poll ordered by Antena 3 indicates Traian Basescu received 34.1 percent of Romanians\' votes, while Geoana and Antonescu got 30.9 percent, respectively 22.1 percent.
The exit-poll ordered by B1 TV and Vox News shows Basescu ahead of Geoana and Antonescu, with 33.2 percent of the votes, while the other two got 30.3 percent and 22 percent of Romanians\' votes.