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The voter turnout in the Belarusian presidential election hit 45.33% by 10:00, the head of the Central Election Commission, Lidiya Ermoshina, told reporters.
Axar.az reports citing Russian media.
In general, the situation at the election is calm and "no alarming reports have been received," she said.
Incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko, who is running for his sixth term, and one of candidates Anna Kanopatskaya have cast their vote in the Belarusian presidential election.
More than 5,700 polling stations opened in Belarus on Sunday and 44 ballot stations were set up abroad.
Five candidates are running for president in Belarus - incumbent head of state Alexander Lukashenko, co-leader of the Govori Pravdu (Tell the Truth) public movement Andrei Dmitriyev, former member of the lower parliament house Anna Kanopatskaya, housewife Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, and leader of the Belarusian Social Democratic Gramada Sergei Cherchen.
Voter turnout in Belarus at 14:00 was 65.19 percent.
The statement came from Deputy Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Belarus Vadim Ipatov.
According to him, the highest voter turnout was recorded in the Brest region. Voter turnout was 63.05 percent.
Voter turnout in Belarus at 16:00 was 73 percent.
Voter turnout in Belarus at 18:00 was 79 percent.
Belarus's Central Election Commission has announced the results of the first elections.
Incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko is reportedly ahead of his rivals with 82 percent of the vote.
2020.08.09 / 22:14