Estonia: 25,615 people cast ballot in Riigikogu elections in Tallinn in 6 days

  • 2019-02-27
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - A total of 25,615 voters cast their ballot for the March 3 general elections at the polling stations opened for non-electronic advance voting in Tallinn during the first six days. 

Wednesday, February 27, is the last day for advance voting and electronic voting.

While over the course of the first five days, a total of 18,040 people voted, then now that all polling stations in Tallinn have been open for two days, altogether 25,615 people have cast their vote.

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, a total of 188,897 votes had been cast electronically, which is more than at the local elections in 2017, when the indicator stood at 186,034 at the same time.

From 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, all 85 polling stations in Tallinn will still be open for voting on the basis of one's place of residence. A total of 19 polling stations will be open for voting regardless of the voter's place of residence.

E-voting is available around the clock and will end at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27.

On the election day voters can cast their ballot only at the polling station of their registered place of residence.