Updated at 15:34,14-12-2017

Pollsters: Turnout was 20.4% less than CEC announced

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57% of voters took part in the local elections on March 23, 2014.

It is 20.4% less that the turnout announced by the Central Election Committee. This is the result of the survey conducted by the Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies.

According to the IISEPS, 18.9% of voters (CEC information – 32%) voted early (on March 18-22) and 37.9% voted on the Election Day.

About 9% voted for opposition candidates (according to the CEC, only 1.6% of deputies representing parties were elected), BelaPAN reports.