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In the village Krasneno the Chukotka Autonomous district in the elections of the President of Russia recorded the first hundred percent turnout. As explained by the RIA Novosti news Agency the representative of regional electoral Committee, it is home to only 40 people.
Three more villages exceeded 90 percent. as of 12.00 local time (03.00 GMT) the overall voter turnout in the region amounted to 47,29%.
Earlier it was reported that specially for the participants of the traditional Kamchatka dog-sled race “Beringia” in the woods, a Parking lot opened the exit polling place. To get to the place to vote, the representatives of the electoral Commission took more than four hours.
Start the election of the President of Russia was given in the Kamchatka territory and the Chukotka Autonomous district, where access to the ballot boxes opened at 23:00 MSK on March 17.
In the presidential election involved eight candidates: Sergei Baburin (party “Russian national Union”), Pavel Grudinin (KPRF), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR), Vladimir Putin (self), Ksenia Sobchak (“Civil initiative”), Maxim suraykin (“Communists of Russia”), Boris Titov (Batch growth), Grigory Yavlinsky (Yabloko).
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