Turnout at the election of the head (Bashkan) of Gagauzia in Moldova on 12. 30 local time (13. 30 MSK) was 25, 8%, said Fins news the head of the Gagauz CEC Valentin Kara.
in Moldavia in Sunday Elections of the Governor of Gagauzia. Valaisiana started at 7. 00 local time (8. 00 GMT) and will continue until 21. 00 (22. 00 GMT). Elections held acknowledge when appearing at the sites of More than 50% of voters.
"the average Turnout at the polls in the autonomy amounted to this point, 25, 8%. There are areas where the Turnout was 30% and 36%. Voting see about 200 observers from international and local organizations, " said Kara.
In the morning there were two conflict. At some polling stations in Comrat when converted were missing 97 ballots, one plot was broken the seal to vote.
"The Prosecutor's office and other law enforcement agencies upon our request has already been conducting investigations according to the cases," said Kara.
for the position of Governor claims record number of candidates - 10 people (in previous years this number did not exceed three).
Moldovan political analysts predict that the main struggle in the elections will unfold between Irina Vlah (it supports the Party of socialists Igor Dodon), ex-mayor of Comrat town (the capital of Gagauzia - approx. Ed.), the representative of the democratic party Nikolai Dudoglo, Oleg Garizan, Ruslan of Garbally and the current Vice Governor Valery Ianioglo.
Gagauzia is an Autonomous territorial entity in the South of Moldova. There are 155, 6 thousand, or 4, 6% of the population. The share of the Gagauz accounts for 82, 1% of the total population of autonomy (127, 8 thousand people), and Bulgarians - 5, 1% (8 thousand), Moldovans - 4, 8% (7, 5 thousand people), Russian - 3, 8% (5, 9 thousand people), Ukrainians - 3, 2% (4, 9 thousand people), other nationalities - 1%. Gagauzia traditionally advocated a rapprochement with Russia, while the official Chisinau proclaimed the course of European integration. In February 2014 in the autonomy held a referendum on the issue of the choice of the vector of foreign policy. More than 98% of its members voted for the integration of Moldova into the Customs Union.