Voting at one of polling stations ends for two hours in Turkey

Photo: Voting at one of polling stations ends for two hours in Turkey
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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 30

The voting at one of the polling stations during the municipal elections has ended for two hours in Turkey, the Turkish newspaper Sabah reported on March 30.

As the number of voters is only 38 people in the Keklu village, Edremit district, Van province, the voting process at this constituency ended within two hours.

Despite this, the ballot box will be opened only after the voting process is over throughout the country.

Only one person nominated his candidacy at the elections in the Keklu village.

The municipal elections began in Turkey on March 30.

The voting began at 07:00 and will continue until 16:00 local time in the following districts: Adyyaman, Agra, Artvin, Bingol, Bitlis, Diyarbakir, Elazig, Erzincan, Erzurum, Gaziantep, Giresun, Gumushane, Hakkari, Kars, Malatya, Kahramanmaras, Mardin, Mus, Ordu, Rize, Siirt, Sivas, Trabzon, Tunceli, Sanlıurfa, Van, Bayburt, Batman, Sırnak, Ardahan, Igdır and Kilis.

The elections will be held from 08:00 to 17:00 local time in all other districts.

The number of registered voters in Turkey is 52,695,831 people. Some 26,704,757 people of them are women, 25,991,750 people - men. Some 194,310 ballot boxes will be installed throughout the country. Some 26 political parties participate in the municipal elections.

Translated by NH

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