Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. Voter turnout at the Head and Parliamentary elections has surpassed 70 percent as of 4 p.m. (UTC+3), DPR Central Election Commission chairwoman Olga Pozdnyakova told journalists.
“Voter turnout as of 4 p.m. was at 71.4 percent,” she said.
Today DPR residents are able to cast ballots at 408 polling stations across the Republic from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., all of the addresses are available at the Central Election commission website.
Five candidates are running for Head: Denis Pushilin, Elena Shishkina, Roman Khramenkov, Vladimir Medvedev, Roman Evstifeyev. Two social movements are vying for Parliament seats: the Donetsk Republic and the Free Donbass.
International observers have been invited to monitor the elections, 48 of them, nationals of Russia, Abkhazia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, Finland, France, Chili and South Ossetia, have registered as monitors.
Early elections took place from November 6 to November 10. All those who are unable to cast ballots today have had an opportunity to do so over the week, as DPR service members have done, among others. *ot