Voter turnout fluc­tu­ates from 90% down to 33%

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The high­est voter turnout in the Lat­vian par­lia­men­tary elec­tion has been in 90.16% in Saulkrasti no­vads, Vidzeme re­gion, while the low­est voter ac­tiv­ity has been reg­is­tered in Rēzekne no­vads, Lat­gale re­gion, with 33.47% of all vot­ers tak­ing part in the bal­lot.

Fi­nal data of the Cen­tral Elec­tion Com­mis­sion of Latvia show that the over­all voter turnout in the Oc­to­ber 6 Saeima elec­tion has been 845,113 out of the to­tal 1,548,100 adult cit­i­zens.

The capital Riga has seen a voter turnout of 63.24%, whereas the sec­ond largest city – Dau­gavpils – 41.55%.

Re­gion­ally, the map of voter ac­tiv­ity in Latvia as com­piled by the Cen­tral Elec­tion Com­mis­sion shows the high­est turnout in the north­cen­tral part, Vidzeme; how­ever, vot­ers in the south-east of the coun­try, Lat­gale re­gion, have been com­par­a­tively in­ac­tive to cast their votes.

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