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LUGANSK, November 2. /TASS/. Voter turnout at the Sunday elections of the head of republic and to the People’s Assembly /legislature/ of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) was 61.74%, head of the LPR Central Election Commission Sergei Kozyakov said.
As of 20:00 Moscow time, as many as 628,138 people took part in the polling.
He also said that as many as 3,543 people took part at the polling at a temporary accommodation centre in Russia’s southern city of Rostov-on-Don. The turnout there was 67.6%. A total of 686 people more took part in the voting at a polling station in a temporary accommodation centre in Russia’s Voronezh (turnout of 69.5%), and 2,435 people - in Russia’s Belgorod (turnout of 70.01%).
The post of the head of republic in the Lugansk People’s Republic is contested by the incumbent LPR leader Igor Plotnitsky, head of the Federation of Trade Unions Oleg Akimov, LPR Minister of Health Larisa Airapetyan, and businessman Viktor Penner.
Three public movements - Peace to Lugansk Region, Lugansk Economic Union, and People’s Union - are vying for 50 seats in the LPR People’s Council (legislature).
Polling stations will be open till 22:00 Moscow time.