Lithuania’s observers: Kazakh elections held in calm atmosphere
Kazakhstan, Astana, Jan. 15 / Trend K. Konyrova /
The elections in Kazakhstan are held in a calm atmosphere, Lithuania's former Prime Minister, the head of the "Lithuania's People's Party" Kazimira Prunskiene, observing the elections in Kazakhstan, said.
"I attended five constituencies and will attend two more in the afternoon," she said. "The elections are held in a calm atmosphere as in my country. Like everywhere, people go in the booth one by one and everything is transparent."
She said that there is a pleasant and friendly atmosphere in the elections.
"The families, old people with children come to the elections," she said.
The elections to Majilis and maslikhats are held today in Kazakhstan. About 55.5 percent of voters voted in the country for 2 hours. The preliminary election results will be announced on January 16.
The Nur Otan national-democratic party, Adilet, Kazakhstan Patriots' Party, Nationwide social-democratic party, Ak Zhol, Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh Social Democratic Party Auyl are taking part in the elections.