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SEVASTOPOL, March 11. /ITAR-TASS/. Sevastopol’s city election commission expects the turnout at a referendum on Crimea’s accession to Russia to reach 80%, head of the city election commission Valery Medvedev said on Tuesday.
“At the moment, information is available that a total of 306,000 residents of the city has the right to vote. The figure is being specified. Information will be confiremd by Sunday,” Medvedev said.
There will be no absentee voter certificates. Every person will be able to vote at a polling station. “The procedure will be the following for a disabled person: any relative or a neighbor should come to a polling station and register a disabled person. Then a ballot box will be carried to allow a disabled person to vote,” he said.
In order to take part in the referendum, it is necessary to have a passport or any document, which will certify the identity, and the place of residence in Sevastopol, the chairman of the city election commission said.
Ballot papers have not been received yet, Medvedev said, adding that they would be delivered by the date of the plebiscite.
“The referendum will be held in three languages - Russian, Crimiean Tatar and Ukrainian,” Medvedev said.
He urged residents of Sevastopol to take part in the referendum.