Results released by the Central Election Commission by 3 p.m. testify to high turnout

According to preliminary results released by the Central Election Commission, over 73,66% of the voters cast their votes by 3pm.

In the elections for the the Halk Maslakhaty in regions and Ashgabat - 77,54% of the voters: 80,37% - in Ahal Velayat, 80,50% - in Lebap Velayat, 69,31% - in Ashgabat.

In the elections for the the Halk Maslakhaty in etraps and cities - 75,66% of the voters: 80,64% - in Ahal Velayat, 87,14% - in Balkan Velayat, 71,05% - in Dashoguz Velayat, 72,40% - in Mary Velayat, 76,42% - in Ashgabat.

In the elections for the Gengesh - 73,93% of the voters: 80,34% - in Ahal Velayat, 86,49% - in Balkan Velayat, 69,88% - in Dashoguz Velayat, 71,80% in Lebap Velayat, 72,28% - in Mary Velayat.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper