Almost 268,000 Romanians abroad voted at the ballot boxes in the first round of the presidential elections until Saturday at 22:00, Romania's time, according to the data released on the Central Electoral Bureau platform.
Almost 79,000 Romanians voted at the ballot boxes in the first round of the presidential elections until Saturday 07:00, Romania's time, when the first day of voting abroad was concluded, as the polling stations set up in the Americas closed: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, the U.S.A., Uruguay, Venezuela.
Wednesday is the final day in which the citizens who want to vote abroad in the presidential elections can register on www.votstrainatate.ro Those who wish to vote abroad in the presidential elections can register as voters abroad through an online form, until 23:59:59 at the latest.
The Senate plenary meeting adopted on Monday the draft law for amending some normative acts on the voting abroad in the presidential elections. The document was adopted by 75 votes "in favour" and nine abstentions.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) states in a report to the Premier on the May 26 out-of-country vote that there have been coordinated actions at the polling stations abroad to turn out a large number of citizens.
All 441 polling stations opened abroad are operational and working normally, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported on Sunday. "Apart from isolated technical incidents that were quickly remedied, in the early morning hours all activities in the diaspora polling stations are running within the normal parameters.
Over three million Turkish expatriates will begin voting for the June 24 presidential and general elections on June 7, with the first group to cast their votes in the most distant land of all, Australia.