Photo: Vitaly ANEC / RIA Novosti
In the Primorsky and Khabarovsk territories and the Jewish Autonomous region (EAO) polling stations closed and started counting. About it reports “Interfax”.
According to regional election commissions, the voter turnout in this year higher than in previous presidential elections, which took place in 2012. A slight decrease was noted only in Primorye.
So, in Khabarovsk Krai to 18:00 (11:00 Moscow time), two hours before the polls closed, I voted 59,82% of the voters. In 2012 by this time the site came 56.1 percent of the population eligible to vote. In the Jewish Autonomous region, according to 18:00, the turnout was 56,51 percent six years ago your choices by this time made about 54 percent of voters.
In Primorski Krai two hours before the polls closed have voted about 55,44% of voters. In 2012, at 18:00 the turnout was 56,97%. The highest turnout was registered in Spassk-far — 65,15 percent, the lowest turnout in the Pervomaisky district of Vladivostok — 47,83%.
It is noted that serious violations during voting are not recorded.
March 18, across Russia held presidential elections. Polling stations are open across the country. In addition, voting is held in the embassies and consulates of Russia around the world.
Participate in elections eight candidates: Sergei Baburin (party “Russian national Union”), Pavel Grudinin (nominated from the Communist party), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR), Vladimir Putin (self), Ksenia Sobchak (“Civil initiative”), Maxim suraykin (“Communists of Russia”), Boris Titov (Batch growth), Grigory Yavlinsky (Yabloko).
Video, photo All from Russia.