The electoral process for the parliamentary elections is underway abroad, where up to Saturday at 7.00 Romanian time more than 21,500 Romanians from abroad voted.
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According to the data published online on the platform of the Permanent Electoral Authority, 21,329 voters voted by post and 273 exercised their right to vote, the total number of voters at 7.00 is 21,602, Agerpres informs.
Sections open in Afghanistan, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, Philippines, India, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Malaysia, Moldova, New Zealand, Russia, Qatar, Oman, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Turkey, Thailand.
The first day of voting abroad will continue with the opening of polling stations in the rest of the countries, at 7.00 local time. Due to the differences in time zones, voting abroad takes place over 59 hours, the last of which will be the opening of sections in the western United States of America and Canada.
Romanians abroad have two days to vote in the parliamentary elections, Saturday and Sunday, between 07.00 local time and 21.00 local time, with the possibility of extending the vote until 23.59 at the latest in cases where there are voters who at 21.00 is at the polling station or is in line outside the polling station, awaiting the exercise of the right to vote.