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EP elections in Estonia reach 34% turnout by afternoon

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A woman votes at a polling station during the European Parliament elections in Parnu, Estonia, 26 May 2019

In Estonia, on European Parliament’s (EP) election day on Sunday, voter turnout reached 34% by the time of 16.00, according to data from the Estonian Electoral Commission.  

The Estonian election body stated on its website that on the election day of Sunday, May 26, by 16.00, 34% of the eligible voters had voted in the European Parliament elections in Estonia.

Voter turnout was the highest in Tallinn (38.8%), and the lowest in Ida-Virumaa (21.9%).

To compare to the turnout of the previous EP elections in the Baltic country, by the same point on the election day 31.6% of voters had voted.

All 444 polling stations in Estonia are open until 20.00. Voters can vote only in the voting district of their residence. The voter must present a valid identity document, e.g. passport, ID-card or driving licence. It is not necessary to bring the voter’s card. A vote cast in advance voting and i-voting cannot be changed on the election day, informed the Estonian Electoral Commission.

Throughout the Baltic states, the results of the EP elections are not expected to be published before midnight on Sunday, May 26.


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