In the districts of Primorye, covered by the flood, opened stations for early voting. In the lists of 20 thousand people. Where has a state of emergency, ballots, booths and ballot boxes were brought by helicopter.
During the opening of the polling station in the seaside village of Koksharovka the Russian national anthem plays in the mobile phone. Audio equipment used in such cases, damaged during the floods. At the country club, where there is early voting a week ago the water was up to my Windows. Affected computers, documents, furniture, floors dried so far. The village has suffered from flooding more than any other, hundreds of households were flooded, tens of houses can not be recovered, road washed out, but people came to the polling station opened at exactly 8:00.
In the voting lists a little more than a thousand people. The turnout is normal. Stated in the electoral Commission. For lunch, ballots were filled in 5 of all voters. Search and rescue team of EMERCOM voted in full force, almost in the first minutes after the opening in order to resume rescue work. A day early voting from emergency workers have another important mission - to deliver members of the electoral Commission in a remote area. Village And is located a mile down the river Ussuri. There is a desire to vote have expressed their 66. The only crossing has long served as a bridge, but the disaster has made it unusable, so now the message between the banks is only possible by motorboat, but it is quite dangerous. The Ussuri river though and went into the shore, but the current here is very rapid. There are no polling stations. The staff of the electoral Commission has until 20:00 to around 30 houses. In the hands of a pack of ballots and mobile ballot boxes. The voter must fill out an application. In Primorye took part in the voting today, more than 20 thousand of voters. most of them - residents of the flood-affected areas. The results will be announced at the end of the single voting day, September 18.
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