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10 August 2020

Belarus' CEC updates preliminary voting results

The Central Election Commission has updated preliminary voting results in Belarus' presidential election, BelTA has learned.

The incumbent president Aleksandr Lukashenko got 80.08% of the vote (he was the candidate of choice for 4,659,561 voters). Svetlana Tikhanovskaya received 10.09%% of the vote (587,411). Anna Kanopatskaya got 1.68% (97,552). Andrei Dmitriyev was supported by 1.21% of voters (70,613). Sergei Cherechen got 1.15% of the vote (66,695).

The number voters who cast their ballots was 5,818,965. The turnout was 84.27% for the country as a whole. The turnout in Brest Oblast was 92.14%, in Vitebsk Oblast 82.69%, in Gomel Oblast 89.7%, in Grodno Oblast 88.62%, in Minsk Oblast 84.79%, in Mogilev Oblast 90.79%, in Minsk 67.26%.

CEC chair Lidia Yermoshina informed at a briefing earlier on 10 August that as the CEC will be getting ready for its session, the figures will be updated.