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Voter turnout in Belarus' parliamentary elections at 55.47 pct as of 14.00

17 November 2019 [15:04] - TODAY.AZ

By Trend


As of 14.00 the voter turnout in Belarus' parliamentary elections totaled 55.47 percent, Deputy Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Vadim Ipatov told the media on 17 November, Trend reports citing BelTA.

According to him, the turnout is the highest in Mogilev Oblast (62.25 percent). “The elections can be declared valid in all the constituencies of Mogilev Oblast,” Vadim Ipatov said. According to him, 61.12 percent of registered voters cast their ballots in Vitebsk Oblast. The turnout in Gomel Oblast is 60.09 percent. “The elections are valid in all the constituencies of Gomel Oblast, too,” Vadim Ipatov informed.

The voter turnout in Minsk Oblast stood at 56.65 percent, in Grodno Oblast at 56.27 percent, in Brest Oblast at 52.09 percent, in the city of Minsk at 44.57 percent.

A number of polling stations have already closed, including 31 polling stations in Minsk Oblast and 36 polling stations in Mogilev Oblast,” Vadim Ipatov informed.

14:51 (GMT+4) As of 10.00 the voter turnout in Belarus' parliamentary elections totaled 38.86 percent, Deputy Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Vadim Ipatov told the ONT TV channel on 17 November, Trend reports citing BelTA.

According to the CEC, the voter turnout in Brest Oblast reached 37.05 percent, with Vitebsk, Gomel and Grodno Oblasts making it 42.1 percent, 42.69 percent and 39.28 percent respectively so far. A total of 40.33 percent of votes were cast in Minsk Oblast, with 43.51 percent of ballots cast in Mogilev Oblast.

The turnout in Minsk reached 30.39 percent. “The figures are similar to those we had during the previous election campaigns,” Vadim Ipatov said.

17 November is Election Day for the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus. Voting is held from 8.00 till 20.00.

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