The Central election Commission of Belarus has recognized parliamentary election in the country. According to data published on the website of the elections, the voter turnout as of 14:00 Moscow time amounted to 52,49%.
Due to the fact that the turnout exceeded the required 50%, the elections can be considered valid.
In the Brest region voted 50,16% of voters, Vitebsk – 58,17%, Gomel – 59,01%, Grodno – 53,66%, Minsk – 51,54% and in Mogilev – of 57.35%.
In Minsk voted 41,93% of voters, and outside of Belarus – 52,16%.
On 11 September, citizens of Belarus elect deputies to the House of representatives (the lower chamber of the Belarusian Parliament). Polling stations across the country will be open until 20:00.