TIRASPOL, December 20 (Itar-Tass) — Transdniestria started on Tuesday early presidential run-off.
The republic’s Central Elections Commission /CEC/ said that the right to vote early may be granted to those who will be away from their place of residence on the election day on December 25.
Those who choose to vote early should file an application and to state in it a reason they have. Their ballot will be sealed, confirmed by two members of the election station, and on the day of the run-off it will be put into a ballot box, the CEC explained.
This time, electors will have to choose from two candidates – former speaker Evgeny Shevchuk, who scored 38.55 percent of the vote in the first round of the election, and the present head of the parliament Anatoly Kaminsky, who received support from 26.30 percent of the vote. The winner has to score a majority. Transdniestria invited observers from the UN, the CIS, the OSCE, and the European Union.