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Kazakhstan|politics|November 20, 2022 / 08:54 PM
Voting in snap presidential elections concludes in Kazakhstan

AKIPRESS.COM - Voting in the presidential elections ended in most regions of Kazakhstan, with the exception of the western regions. The turnout was 69.31% as of 8:00 pm, Secretary of the Central Election Commission Mukhtar Yerman said during a briefing.

"8,282,607 citizens have received ballots across the country at 8:00 pm, which is 69.31% of all those included in the voting lists," Yerman noted.

The lowest turnout remained in Almaty (28.72%), in Astana (48.67%), in Shymkent (59.79%), vlast.kz reported.

Most voters voted in Jetisu region (81.43%), in Turkestan region (80.37%), in Kyzylorda region (80.31%) and in Abai region (80.18%).

The turnout was 79.28% in Kostanai region, 79.57% in Jambyl region, 79.49% in Eastern Kazakhstan region, 78.87% in Akmola region, 78.39% in Karaganda region, 78.24% in Northern Kazakhstan region, 77.58% in Pavlodar region, 75.48% in Ulytau region, 72.20% in Aktobe region, 72.10% in Almaty region, 70.87% in Atyrau region.

The voting will end at 9:00 pm (local time) in the western regions of the country.

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