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Overseas voting: Almost 300 Ukrainians already voted in Brussels

The polling station in Brussels covers two countries at once - Belgium and Luxembourg
15:38, 21 April 2019

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Nearly 300 Ukrainians voted at a foreign polling station in Brussels. This is reported by the 112 Ukraine correspondent.

"As of this minute (12:50 Kyiv time, - ed.), the polling station has been opened in Brussels for almost four hours. Almost 300 Ukrainians voted here. In general, 2500 of Ukrainians expressed a desire to vote in the second round and wrote the corresponding statements. This is 63 more than in the first round. Only a third of them voted for now. We communicated with voters, most say they support the same candidate, as they did in the first round," told the correspondent.

He added that the polling station in Brussels covers two countries at once - Belgium and Luxembourg.

“For some people, it takes for an hour or more to get there. At the moment, no violations are reported,” said the correspondent.

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In Ukraine, the voters' turnout in the second round of the presidential elections is 17.96% as of 11:00 a.p., according to the data of the 191 constituencies out of 199 around the country. The press service of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine reports this on its website.

CEC received the data about the activity of voters in 191 constituencies around Ukraine. The total amount of district constituencies is 199.

As of 11 a.m., the highest turnout was recorded in Dnipropetrovsk region 22.86%.

The second round of the elections of the President of Ukraine kicked off in Ukraine on April 21, at 8:00 a.m. Ukraine’s polling stations opened as scheduled across the country with some minor delays, which were quickly addressed. The voting would traditionally last for 12 hours; the polls would close at 8:00 PM. 

29,982 election commissions have been created. In total, about 30.3 million people can vote. Of these, 325,600 voters changed the place of voting for the second round of elections.

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