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Elections to the House of Representatives

Elections to the House of Representatives

13.11.2019 | 10:17

Early voting in the 2019 elections to the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus of the seventh convocation will run from 12 through 16 November.

Voting hours: from 10h00 till 14h00 and from 16h00 till 19h00.

Citizens unable to vote in their precinct of residence on Election Day can take advantage of early voting.*

Election Day is 17 November 2019.

Voting hours: from 8h00 till 20h00

A person is eligible to vote if:

s/he is registered in the voter register

s/he presents a valid identity document.

A ballot will be issued if a voter presents:

a passport

a military ID for conscripts

an official ID for public servants

a photographic pension certificate

a student card

a paper from the interior agencies for citizens who have lost their passport

a driver's license

A total of 5,831 polling stations have been set up in Belarus.

Early voting is not allowed at polling stations located at:

health centers

recreation resorts

holiday centers

hospitals and other healthcare institutions providing in-patient care

Voters fill in the ballot paper themselves by putting any mark (tick or cross signs) next to the name of the candidate of their choice.

If a voter puts marks in more than one box or does not mark any boxes at all, such a ballot paper is considered invalid.

The voter register includes about 6.9 million citizens.

*No official documents are required to confirm the reasons for the inability to come to the polls on election day.

Source: Belarus' Central Election Commission