The final turnout in the elections of the President of Belarus made up of 84.05%. This August 10 announced the Central Commission for elections and referenda (CEC).
The highest turnout recorded in the Brest region (91,97%), the lowest – in Minsk (66,1%).
As of 18: 00 voter turnout amounted to 73,25%. Polling stations closed at 20.00.
The CEC also informed about the number of voters, which add to the lists on August 9. Most of them were in the Brest region (almost 19 million), which is 18.00 lagged behind the leading at the time of attendance of the Mogilev region more than two percentage points.
In Belarus, the lists have contributed nearly 6.9 million voters.
According to the results of the exit poll, incumbent President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko elected for another term, voted for by 79.7% of voters, his main rival – opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovski is 6.8%.
After the closing of polling stations security forces began to detain people. In Minsk into a fight with them joined the protesters. On the streets, citizens demand: “Lukashenka, go away!”