ELECTIONS IN GAGAUZIA: Over 93 thousand ballots to be printed for runoff elections
11:12 | 12.05.2023 Category: Regional
Chisinau, May 12. /MOLDPRES/- 93,572 ballots will be printed for runoff elections for governor of Gagauzia, according to a decision of Comrat Electoral Commission.
They will be printed today, and tomorrow, May 13, they will be distributed to the polling stations.
3,617 ballots will be printed in the Gagauz language, and 3,230 in Romanian. Traditionally, most ballots (86,725) will be in Russian.
More than 90 thousand voters from the autonomy are expected at the polls in the runoff elections on Sunday, May 14. On the day of the election, the citizens of the autonomy who are in hospitals, asylums, sanatoriums, who are doing their military service, etc. will be able to vote. Mobile ballot boxes will be operational for them.
Evghenia Guţul and Grigori Uzun aspire for the governor position in the runoff. The governor (bashkan) is the supreme official of the Gagauz-Yeri Territorial-Autonomous Unit. All the authorities of the public administration of the autonomy are subordinated to the governor. Governor elections are held once every four years.