• Thursday, 16 May 2024

Over 1,8 million eligible to vote in April 24 presidential elections

Over 1,8 million eligible to vote in April 24 presidential elections

Skopje, 24 April 2024 (MIA) - A total of 1,814,317 citizens are eligible to vote in Wednesday's presidential elections - the 7th since the country declared independence in 1991 -.at 3,480 polling stations nationwide, which open at 7 am and close at 7 pm.

According to the State Election Commission (SEC), 1,713,758 voters are included in the Electoral Roll within the country, 95,116 voters are temporarily working or residing abroad, while 2,147 are in prison or detention.

A separate excerpt of the Electoral Roll includes nationals who have applied to vote in diplomatic-consular offices worldwide (2,569), people in institutions for out-of-family care (534) and internally displaced persons (2).

Close to 7,000 voters, including the infirm, inmates, persons in retirement homes and the diaspora, were registered to cast their votes yesterday.

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