Municipal elections underway


Voting takes place today for some municipal council seats currently vacant across 330 municipalities.

In total, 1,155,864 voters will be choosing from 1,549 candidates contesting 464 seats. Around half of the candidates come from nine political parties whilst the rest are independents. The 1169 polling stations will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time.

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