Ilie Bolojan is the mayor of Oradea since 2008.
Elected as mayor on June 1, 2008, with 50.3% of votes. Reelected on June 10, 2012, with 66.02% of votes. He obtained his third term in the local elections on 5 June 2016, with 70.95% of the votes.
He is one of the most successful mayors in Romania.