On the pulse of voting, the CEC of Kazakhstan noted a good voter turnout

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The people of Kazakhstan elected the President of the Republic a few hours ago started the vote. The election expect more than 11 million voters. At a polling station – the correspondent channel “WORLD 24” Gulmira Zhanzakova.

At the Palace of students there are polling stations Nos. 58 and 59. Here are already voted the first President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his daughter Dariga.

According to the CEC, four hours after the opening of polling stations voted more than 20% of voters. One of the first soldiers, almost 15 thousand people. For them, as well as staff camps and inaccessible areas polling stations opened an hour early.

Also among the first and the candidates themselves. Zhambyl ahmetbekov from the Communist party voted at the polling station at secondary school No. 66 at 8 am. He came accompanied by his family.

“Mother is no exception. In the morning she rose very early and wished us happiness and health. And, of course, she led the family delegation at the elections,” he said.

Also your vote for the future President gave the Prime Minister of the country Askar Mamin. He visited polling station No. 138, also in the capital, in the building of the concert hall “Astana”.

Filled out his ballot and the incumbent President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. He visited one of the beautiful points of the vote – the theatre of Opera and ballet.

Already voted and citizens of Kazakhstan, who are now abroad. First – in Japan and Korea. All abroad 65 polling stations, they are in the territories of diplomatic missions of the Republic. Actively vote and the regions of Kazakhstan. The most active Akmola and Aktobe region.

About how the voting is going on in Almaty, – the correspondent channel “WORLD 24” Timur Sandybaev.

Despite the fact that today is Sunday, a holiday, the townspeople come to the polling stations since morning. The city has opened more than 500 points for voting. The willingness absolutely: cabin installed, organized security measures, observers are at their jobs. Specialized sites are located in military garrisons, courts, medical institutions where you will also be able to vote.

“We want our Kazakhstan to our children’s future was bright, the economy is rising. That all was well in the country”, “I voted for the people to live well, quietly, that there are no political and economic cataclysms. And to our children and grandchildren was easier,” say the voters.

One of the first in Almaty voted Akim Baurzhan Baibek. He expressed the hope that citizens will be active in the day.

“The weather is beautiful today, just to go out to vote. I think that voters, concerned citizens will come to polling stations and make a choice for a stable future and strong Kazakhstan”, – said Mr. Baibek.

Almaty registered about a million voters, all the necessary conditions for people with disabilities, elderly and veterans of the great Patriotic war. For them have prepared a special mobile ballot boxes that will be delivered at the place of residence.

To date voted and the other candidates: Amangeldy Taspikhov the candidate of the Federation of trade unions, Toleutay Rakhimbekov from the party “Auyl”, the writer Sadybek Tugel – from “eagles of the great steppe”, as well as the first woman candidate for the President of Kazakhstan Denmark Espaeva.