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13 November 2019, 10:17

Elections to the House of Representatives

Elections to the House of Representatives

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

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