Sunday, March 29, 2009
As of 5:00 p.m., 49.6% of Voters had Voted in Parliamentary Elections
As of 17.00, voter turnout in parliamentary elections has reached 49.6% or about 240,120 citizens, which is 0.3% more than parliamentary elections in 2006 when, as of 17.00, the right to vote had been used by 49.3% of voters. The highest turnout is in the northern region at 52.8%, in the central region, 49% of registered voters have voted, and in the south 45.2%.
As of 17.00 in local elections in Nikšić, 54.5% of registered voters have voted, in Herceg Novo 47.4%, in Tivat 39.5%, and in Budva 55.2%.
At polling station no. 14 (in the Hotel Samački buidling), no. 1 and no. 101. (Electricity Company I and II) 113 (the former supermarket Dalidej) in Nikšić, the name of the voter is being announced out loud in violation of Article 69 of the Law on Councilor and MPs.
n front of polling stations no. 1 and 101 (Electricity Company I and II) in Nikšić, there is a billboard of a political party 20 meters from the entrance of both of these polling stations.
Also, in front of polling station no. 7 (Hotel Mogren) in Budva, there are three billboards of one political party less than 50 meters from the entrance to the polling station.
In Article 69 of the Law, it is stipulated that, within 50 meters of the polling station, it is forbidden to display symbols of political parties and other propaganda material that could influence the orientation of voters.
Posted by Conference Organizer at 12:45 PM