Officers and soldiers in Truong Sa district cast their ballots during the previous elections in 2016 (Photo: baohaiquanvietnam.vn)
Khanh Hoa (VNA)
The National Election Council (NEC) has allowed the holding of early voting
in 20 electoral units in the Truong Sa island district on May 16.
The information was
revealed during a working session between a delegation of the National Assembly
(NA) Standing Committee and the NEC led by NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty with
leaders and the election committee of the south central coastal province of
Khanh Hoa on May 7.
The electoral units
where early voting will be held are on islands of Truong Sa township and the
communes of Sinh Ton and Song Tu Tay. Meanwhile, voting in remaining electoral
units of Truong Sa district will be held on the official date of May 23.
NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty (centre) speaks at the working session (Photo: VNA)
During the working
session, Vice Secretary of the Khanh Hoa Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial
People’s Committee Nguyen Tan Tuan informed the delegation on the preparations
for the elections of deputies to the 15th NA and all-level People’s Councils
for the 2021-2026 tenure.
Khanh Hoa province has
13 candidates for the upcoming NA election, including three nominated by
central agencies, who will compete for seven seats in of the 15th NA. The
province has more than 977,000 constituents.
Speaking highly of the
preparatory work of Khanh Hoa, Ty underlined that the province needs to carry
out pending tasks in a concerted manner while paying due attention to COVID-19
prevention and control measures./.