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In newly elected parliament of Belarus, women will make up 40% of total MPs number

 turnout in elections was more than 77%, and average age of MPs was 50.4 years
09:31, 23 November 2019

Sputnik

On Friday, the Central Election Commission of Belarus approved the results of the elections to the Seventh House of Representatives. Among the elected MPs there are 44 women, which is 40% of the total number of parliamentarians, BelTA informs.

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It is specified that there were 38 women in the parliament of the sixth convocation (34.5% of all deputies). It is also known that a week ago the voter turnout was more than 77%. In total, 110 people were elected to parliament, and the average age of MPs was 50.4 years. It is noted that each of them has a higher education.

As we reported, November 17, parliamentary elections being held in Belarus to form the National Assembly of the seventh convocation. The polling stations all over the country opened at 8 a.m. and would work until 8 p.m. The country was divided into 110 electoral districts (which corresponds to the number of MPs), 5831 polling stations were formed, including 46 foreign ones

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