Observer from the IPA CIS: no violations were noticed during voting in the presidential elections
August 9, Minsk / Corr. BELTA /. There were no violations during the voting at the presidential elections in Belarus, Alexander Bashkin, observer from the IPA CIS, deputy chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, told journalists in Nesvizh today, BelTA has learned.
“A very important factor is compliance with the requirements of the national electoral legislation and international standards. We did not meet any major or minor violations, discrepancies with the requirements of legislation and electoral standards,” said Alexander Bashkin. “I can say that there were shortcomings in those polling stations that I saw, I did not notice”.
The observer noted the festive and positive mood of those who come to cast their votes and members of election commissions. He also drew attention to the high turnout and voter turnout.
Alexander Bashkin described the opportunity to vote not only on the main election day as a positive moment, but also within a few days before it. “Because the main thing that the authorities and society should strive for when organizing the electoral process is convenience for voters. Several days of voting, of course, increase such convenience,” he said.