The voting at the second tour of the presidential elections in Ukraine has finished at the polling stations of 12 countries as UNIAN reported citing Natalia Bernatska, the secretary of the Central Election Commission.
According to her, the process of voting has finished in Australia, South Korea, Japan, China, Mongolia, Malaysia, Singapore, Shanghai, Vietnam, Thailand, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.
The last polling station will close in San Francisco at 6 a.m. at Kyiv time on April 22.
The number of the Ukrainians, who are on the electoral roll increased by more than 14,000 people in comparison with the first tour of the elections.
“The number of voters put on the electoral roll abroad makes 449,175 persons. As we see, this number has increased in comparison with the first tour, when the list was made of 434,930 persons, in other words, for 14,245 persons more,” Bernatska said.
The second round of the elections of the President of Ukraine kicked off in Ukraine on April 21, at 8 a.m. Ukraine’s polling stations opened as scheduled across the country with some minor delays, which were quickly addressed. The voting traditionally lasted for 12 hours; the polls closed at 8 p.m.
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.
The voters' turnout in the presidential elections in Ukraine was 45,21% as of 3 p.m., the data was collected from 190 out of 199 electoral districts around the country.