Disabled Donetsk residents can vote at home or in hospitals

September 23, 2016 15:59 // Updated: September 28, 2016 0:52

Donetsk, Sep 23 – DAN. Disabled Donetsk residents can cast ballots in the primaries at home or in hospitals, the Interim Vote Cimmission (IVC) press officer Oleg Balykin stated.

“Disabled people can address local (according to the place of residence) vote commissions, they will be put on external vote registers and they will be able to exercise their voting rights,” he explained.

The first round of the primaries-2016 is scheduled to take place in Donetsk on October, 2th.

The primaries, that are preliminary in nature, are aimed just at exploring public opinion and held before anticipated local elections in Donbass, are in compliance with Minsk Agreements. The vote is being organized in line with OSCE standards. Official representatives of the candidates alongside international observers from OSCE/ODIHR and other foreign and international organizations are free to monitor the DPR primaries. The Interim Vote Commission is also authorized to invite representatives of Ukrainian, Russian and EU political parties.

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