Romania PM and rival neck-and-neck in presidential runoff: Exit polls

 Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta and his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis were neck-and-neck in a presidential runoff vote, exit polls showed Sunday.

Bucharest: Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta and his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis were neck-and-neck in a presidential runoff vote, exit polls showed Sunday.

Ponta, who had earlier been widely tipped to win the presidential race, was slightly ahead according to two exit polls which gave him 50.7 percent and 50.9 percent of the vote. Three other surveys put Iohannis narrowly in the lead.