SEC: Voting of sick, frail, inmates problem-free, 10,653 voted on Saturday


Voting of the sick and frail, persons infected with COVID-19 and in isolation, inmates, detainees, people in retirements homes and internally displaced persons is underway and problem-free, said State Election Commission (SEC) on Saturday.

“Out of the 1,824,863 voters in the Electoral Roll, 10,653 are eligible to vote today. Polling stations in penitentiary institutions opened on time, at 7 a.m. and the voting of 1,899 registered voters will last until 7 p.m. Voting has been problem-free until now,” spokesperson Gugucheska told a press conference.

Six voters recorded as internally displaced persons can also vote, as can 351 voters in institutions for out-of-family care. Electoral boards will carry out the voting process of the sick, frail and those in house arrest during the day, totaling at 7,921 voters.

In addition, 476 in quarantine or self-isolation due to COVID-19 will also vote. Special electoral boards comprised of health workers and persons nominated by political parties will carry out this process.

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