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10.02.07 12:55
Presidential election campaign comes to end in Turkmenistan
According to the existing Turkmen law, Turkmenistan's presidential election campaign will wind up today in the midnight.

As the Ashgabat correspondent of Turkmenistan.ru reports referring to the National Commission for Elections and Referendums in Turkmenistan, all 65 election districts and 16 25 polling stations of Turkmenistan stand ready for the presidential elections.

Each polling station is equipped with transparent ballot boxes, including transferable ones, ballot papers, all necessary supplemental information and methodological literature as well as reliable communication and transportation means. Premises with special voting booths were prepared for voting procedure.

Each polling station has got specified and verified lists of voters as well as a separate list of citizens, who have turned 18 by the day of election and will vote for the first time. They all received a special personal invitation to take part in the voting.

Those voters who for various reasons will be absent for voting have got the opportunity to vote before the day of election. Voter opinion papers or ballot papers filled out by them will be kept in specially sealed ballot boxes until the start of vote count. Those voters who have to stay at hospitals or at home will be visited by members of a district election commission with specially sealed ballot boxes.

Tomorrow, February 11, the election of the first president of Turkmenistan will be held from 8 am to 6 pm at all polling stations.

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