The voter turnout in Bulgaria's early elections as of 4 PM is 35.3%, shows a Gallup exit poll, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio.
"Fourty percent of the ballots, cast by that hour were in the regional centres, 20% in the small towns, 26% in the villages and 13% in Sofia," Dimitar Ganev of the agency told the national broadcaster.
Voter turnout in Sunday's early parliamentary elections stood at 23.34% by 1 pm, according to Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC).
According to the CEC, a total of 1 603 988 Bulgarians cast ballots by 1 pm on Sunday.
In the early elections in May 2013, voter turnout by 1 pm on Election Day stood at 27.47%, according to the watchdog.
Voter turnout in Bulgaria's early parliamentary elections stood at 2.5% by 8 a.m. on Sunday, according to Dimitar Ganev from polling agency Gallup International.
Ganev told the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) that voter turnout by 8 a.m. on Sunday was similar to that in the European Parliament elections held on May 25.
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