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Voter Turnout in Presidential Election Reaches Around 2.6 Million

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(Last Updated On: October 3, 2019)

The Independent Election Commission on Tuesday estimated that 2,598,445 votes were cast in the Afghan presidential election which took place on September 28 across the country.

Speaking at a press conference, IEC officials said that 4,669 out of 5,373 polling centers were open on election day.

More than 9.6 million voters were registered with the IEC to cast their votes but the initial figures show the lowest turnout since the country’s first democratic vote in 2014.

Numbers of votes in each of 34 provinces are as follows:

Uruzgan5,856
Badghis9,961
Bamyan84,124
Badakhshan68,038
Baghlan155,772
Balkh74,441
Parwan42,183
Paktia161,678
Paktika45,741
Panjshir19,205
Takhar59,864
Jawzjan38,135
Khost94,485
Daikondi117,506
Zabul18,378
Sar-e-Pul35,509
Samangan39,255
Ghazni39,740
Ghor60,483
Faryab43,464
Farah22,975
Kabul458,549
Kapisa34,435
Kunduz12,763
Kandahar193,624
Kunar67,383
Laghman27,537
Logar19,981
Nangarhar255,052
Nuristan23,742
Nimruz12,637
Herat120,056
Helmand115,333
Maidan Wardak20,560
Total voter’s turnout: 2,598,445

 

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