Preliminary vote sets stage for EU vote

  • 2003-09-11
  • Aleksei Gunter
TALLINN - In order to help maximize voter turnout for the EU accession referendum,polling stations were open Sept. 8 through Sept.10, giving people w ho wouldotherwise be unable to vote on Sept. 14 the chance to participate theofficial day of the referendum.A total of 5 percent of eligible voters made it to polling stations on Sept.8, according to the National Electoral Commission. The highest amount ofvotes was registered in Tallinn, where about 7 percent of voters visitedpolling stations on Sept. 8, and the northeastern county of Ida-Virumaarecorded the lowest vote at just 3 percent.Accor...
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