Elections-2019: Voting to take place around globe

Source : 112 Ukraine

There will be 101 polling stations in 72 countries
19:57, 27 March 2019

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The elections of the Ukrainian president abroad will begin in Australia and will end in San Francisco. The elections would take place in 72 countries at 101 polling stations. Director General of the Consular Affairs Department of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Serhiy Pohoreltsev stated this, as reports.

“The presidential elections will begin at the polling station in Australia on March 30 at 11:00 PM Kyiv time. They will end on April 1 at 6:00 AM Kyiv time in San Francisco,” Pohoreltsev stated.

The biggest polling station will be in the Ukrainian embassy in Moldova, as over 52,000 voters are registered there. Over 5,000 voters are registered in Belarus, Israel, Spain, German, Poland, the USA, the Czech Republic, and Finland.

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The smallest amount of people are registered at the polling station in Kosovo (less than 50 voters) and  Macedonia (less than 70 voters).

Totally, 420,342 people will vote in the Ukrainian presidential elections abroad on March 31.

The election campaign has officially started on December 31, 2018. 39 candidates take part in the race. The election will most likely come in two rounds this time. The first one is slated for this Sunday, March 31. The second round is expected to take place in late April. 

Related: Elections 2019: Registration of international observers complete

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