Observers highlighted that voters were very active
Representatives of nine international organizations from 40 countries monitored the voting process in the snap presidential election in Kazakhstan. Many said the political the organization was at a high level. The fact that every citizen could find his or her polling station in websites shows that the election was conducted very systematically, the observers said.
ANDREY GORYACHIKH, OBSERVER, CIS MISSION:
- People were very well informed. There were a lot of people, but the bulletins were distributed fast and there was no queue. This indicates that the voting process was well organized. There were no violations during our visits to the polling stations. We have every reason to believe that it has met democratic requirements.
Observers highlighted that voters were very active. Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean Jonas-Florin Urkan said there was a large turnout of young people at the polling stations.
JONAS-FLORIN URKAN, MEMBER OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN:
Everybody be convinced who voting and after the counting. So I repeat I was surprised to see so many young people there in the section like my colleague say the last one we visit there was a line of 40-50 persons waiting to vote. This is new for us. Last time there was never line waiting to vote.