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Voters nationwide cast ballots as election day starts

Update: May, 23/2021 - 08:07

 

Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng casts his ballot at the voting station in Hà Nội's Hai Bà Trưng District on Sunday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo

 HÀ NỘI — More than 69 million voters are expected to cast their ballots on Sunday to elect deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People’s Councils of all levels for the 2021-26 tenure.

 

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính (left) meets voters while casting his ballot at a voting station in Mekong Delta Cần Thơ City on Sunday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo 

Around 80,000 voting stations opened at 7am on Sunday across the country.

 

President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has temperature checked before casting his ballot at a voting station in HCM City's Củ Chi Township on Sunday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo 

 Voters will elect 500 deputies to the 15th NA from 866 candidates.

In the context of complex development of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Election Council, Election Committees and election units at all localities have well prepared to ensure safety and security for the election.

The election will end at 7pm the same day.  

The lists of elected deputies to the People’s Councils at all levels and the National Assembly are expected to be announced 10 days and 20 days after the election day respectively, according to the National Election Council.— VNS

 

More than 270,000 voters in northern mountainous Sơn La Province go to the polls on Sunday. — VNA/VNS Photo 

 

A voter in northern mountainous Tuyên Quang Province gets her ballots on Sunday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo 

 

A monk completes voting procedures at a station in Mekong Delta Sóc Trăng Province on Sunday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo 

  

An old voter in Hà Nội gets help to go to the poll on Sunday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo