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Over 77.43 percent vote abroad in Kyrgyz elections

Politics Materials 23 July 2009 15:54 (UTC +04:00)
Voting for president continues in the foreign electoral districts of Kyrgyzstan, a press-release from the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said.
Over 77.43 percent vote abroad in Kyrgyz elections

Azerbaijan, Baku, July 23 / Trend V. Zhavoronkova /

Voting for president continues in the foreign electoral districts of Kyrgyzstan, a press-release from the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said.

The total number of Kyrgyz citizens who voted abroad came to 113, 119 people as of 15:00. This number came to 77.43 percent of the total number of voters abroad. 100,591 people voted in the Russian Federation, 9,906 people in Kazakhstan, 491 people in UAE and 80 people in Turkey, the organization committee for preparing and holding presidential elections in the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said.

Roughly 49 election districts were set up abroad to ensure the election rights of citizens.

Roughly 21 election districts were set up in the Russian Federation in 14 Russian cities (Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Yekaterinburg (2 elections districts), Krasnoyarsk, Chelyabinsk, Samara, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Irkutsk, Chita, Yakutsk, Surgut and South-Sakhalin. There are 7 election districts in Moscow and the Moscow region, 3 - in the Federative Republic of Germany (Berlin, Bonn, Frankfurt-on-Main), 3 - in Kazakhstan (Astana, Almaty) and one election district in other countries.  

The total number of voters included in the lists comes to 146,074 people. According to the employees of foreign enterprises, their colleagues abroad are very active in voting in presidential elections. 

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