Voting underway in EP elections

  • 2014-05-20
  • From wire reports, TALLINN

All 952 polling stations for the European Parliament elections in Latvia opened on May 19, said the Central Election Commission's Information Department head Kristine Berzins, reports LETA.

Early voting will continue through Friday. Further information about the voting procedure is available on the Central Election Commission's Web site,, and on the Citizenship and Migration Affairs Office's Web site,

In Estonia, as of Monday evening, 87,136 voters had cast their votes in the European Parliament elections, representing 9.7 percent of the total number of voters, reports Postimees Online. 60,044 voters have voted electronically.

Advance voting in polling stations will last till 8 p.m. on May 21 and people can cast their vote in the polling station designated for them based on their place of residence. Each municipality or city has at least one polling station open, where one can vote outside a residence.

E-voting lasts till 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and will not be possible to vote, with the election date on Sunday May 25. On Election Day, one can vote only in their residence-based polling station. For health status or some other reason, it is possible to apply to vote at home.