High rates of turnout seen in May 23 elections: NEC

Most cities and provinces reported high rates of turnout of over 90 percent in the May 23 elections exceeded, with some recording a rate of as high as 99.99 percent as of 10pm the same day, reported the National Election Council (NEC).

In almost all electoral units, the voting finished on time in line with the regulations, according to the NEC.

The council reported that voters nationwide eagerly participated in the elections, showing a high sense of responsibility to the country.

Thanks to careful preparations and strong communications, the elections were conducted in a democratic manner, allowing the people to fully exercise their right to mastery.

The event enjoyed wide media coverage, with 8,611 articles on the elections published by the press as of 5pm of May 23. Many foreign media agencies including BBC, Sputnik, Reuters, Xinhua and Nikkei also posted many stories on the elections in Vietnam.

 

Election committees in all localities kept close supervision of the voting process to ensure its safety and law-abiding.

According to the NEC, the security and social safety and order were ensured in all localities without any abnormal circumstances.

In areas with mistakes in ballots, the NEC gave timely instruction so that the elections were carried out in line with the regulations./.VNA

Pictures of the election day

Pictures of the election day

This morning, more than 69 million voters across the country went to polling stations in 84,767 constituencies to select deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 term.

 
 

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