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 Activity of Ukrainians Voting Abroad Was Highest in History of Parliamentary Elections

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs notes that the activity of the Ukrainian voters abroad was the highest throughout all parliamentary elections since 2002.

According to Censor.NET citing Interfax-Ukraine, Foreign Ministry spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis said the following: "We can state with confidence that the elections in the overseas constituency definitely took place and we witnessed a high interest and activity on the part of our fellow citizens living abroad. Although this activity was lower compared to the snap presidential elections in May, it was the highest among all the parliamentary elections held abroad since 2002."

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He reported that the elections were held at 112 polling stations abroad, and the largest in number of listed voters was the station in Moldova (over 53,000 voters) while the smallest was at the military installation in Kosovo (43). In general, the updated lists of voters abroad included over 461,000 people, 40,500 of which voted with the turnout constituting about 8.7%.

"All polling stations have started and finished their work in a timely manner with no reported obstructions to the voting of our citizens. The voting was conducted in a normal mode," Perebyinis said.


 
 
 
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