More than 712,000 persons cast their ballots by 2pm, which is over 25% of the eligible voters. At the presidential elections of 2016, the voter turnout at 2pm was over 33.3%, which is the minimum required voter turnout, IPN reports.
Almost 53% of those who voted were women and almost 39% were aged between 56 and 70.
In the municipality of Chisinau, the voter turnover was almost 24%, which is over 153,000 voters.
The polls are open until 9pm. If need be, their program will be extended for two hours. As many as 2 807 182 citizens eligible to vote are expected to go to the polls today. A minimum voter turnout of one third of the voters put on the register of voters is needed for the elections to be validated..