Elections of deputies of the Mejlis, members of the Khalk Maslakhaty and Gengeshes continue

According to the data of the Central Commission for holding elections and referendums in Turkmenistan, by 15 hours in the elections of members of deputies of the Mejlis took part 74,48 % of the total number of voters, 74,65% of members of the Khalk Maslakhaty for velayats, etraps and cities and 74,17% of electors for Gengeshes.

In polling stations abroad voting is also held.

As known, the present elections underwent a great preparatory work. In particular, 515 candidates were registered for velayat members, 12098 for members the Khalk Maslakhaty of members of the Gengeshes and 258 for contenders for deputies of the Mejlis nomination of whom were initiated by political parties and groups of citizens.

Present elections evoke an interest with many countries of the world. A great number of site session of the Central Elections Committee where online broadcast from 240 polling stations goes on as well, also attests to the fact.

Both international and national observers carry out the monitoring of the electoral process.

Source: Turkmenistan State News Agency