Updated at 11:50,16-10-2017

Local election: One in 10 Belarusians voted early

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Over 680 thousand people or 9.8% of voters cast their ballots in the first two days of early voting, CEC Secretary Mikalai Lazavik told reporters.

The most active electors are in Minsk – 10.91%, Mahilyou Province (10.42%) and Vitsebsk Province (10.41%), Mr Lazavik told Belapan news agency.

10.14% have voted in Homel Province, 9.22% – in Minsk Province, 8.94% – in Brest province and 8.13% – in Hrodna Province.

7.11% of voters cast their ballots at the rerun in Homel-Novabelitskaya consitituency #36.

The early vote will be held on March 18-22. The actual Election Day is March 23.