NA General Secretary Bui Van Cuong, who is also Chairman of the NA Office and Chief of the National Election Council (NEC) Office, in an interview with the press. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
Preliminary reports show that
95.65 percent of voters nationwide went to the polls by 17:30 on May 23 to elect
deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s
Councils for the 2021-2026 term.
NA General Secretary Bui Van Cuong, who
is also Chairman of the NA Office and Chief of the National Election Council
(NEC) Office, said 31,985 polling stations saw the turnout rate of 100 percent.
Cuong told the press that voters nationwide has
realised their responsibility for building the socialist rule-of-law state, and
shown their trust in the leadership of the Party and the State.
Apart from ensuring security and safety for the
elections, efforts have been made in COVID-19 prevention and control, he said, stressing
it can be affirmed at this time that the elections took place smoothly in line
More than 69 million voters across the country at 7am on May 23 began to the poll to elect 500 deputies to the 15th NA among 866 candidates./.