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Kazakhstan selects new head of the state, voting in full swing in all regions of the Republic. From Nur-Sultan – the correspondent channel “WORLD 24” Kira Kanibolotska.
There are about 10 thousand polling stations across the country. Kazakhstan has been very active, I try to vote as early as possible. Voted Prime Minister of the Republic Askar Mamin.
By 12:00 local time (09:00 MSK) amounted to 35.1%. “According to data provided by election commissions of oblasts, cities of Republican significance and the capital as of 12 hours on 9 June 2019, the ballots received 35,1% of the total number of voters included in the lists,” reported member of the Central election Commission (CEC) of the Republic of Lyazzat Suleimen.
She also noted that the vote goes smoothly, and within
legislation. According to the CEC, the highest turnout recorded in the Aktobe region, 50.3 per cent. Nur-Sultan, the turnout was 24.6%, in Almaty – 19%.
Every two hours the staff of the CEC to announce preliminary information about the activity of voting population.
“The polls started to work in all regions of the country. Is 9920 plots. Of them abroad started voting at 17 sites in 15 countries: South Korea, Japan, China, Malaysia, Mongolia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, India, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. The number of voters included in the lists in these sections is 11 947 995 voters. Absentee voting certificates issued 35 951. These absentee certificates a voter may vote at any other polling station,” – said Sabila Mustafina, Secretary of the Central election Commission of Kazakhstan.
Coverage of the elections not only local journalists but also foreign media. In the morning here there is activity of correspondents is not enough equipment. By the end of the day, when the people of Kazakhstan will choose a new President, here is not crowded. Elections-2019 has really generated a lot of public information and response.