Transdnestr Central Election Commission announces final results on presidential election
On December 13, Transdnestr Central Election Commission (CEC) announced final results at the presidential election held on December 10. As a REGNUM correspondent informs, CEC Chair Pyotr Denisenko said that after counting of all ballots Igor Smirnov receives 82.4%, Nadezhda Bondarenko (candidate from the Communist Party) received 8.1%. Oppositionist Andrei Safonov has 3.9%. Member of the TMR Supreme Council Pyotr Tomayly won 2.1%. Overall, 257,810 people participated in the election, which is 66.1% of eligible voters. 263 polling stations were open in the Transdnestr. At all polling stations the election was pronounced valid.
The election process took place in a stable situation. International observers confirmed that the voting process corresponded with Transdnestr legislation and international requirements. The newly elected president will be inaugurated on December 22, 2006.
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