February 28, 2024
KCNA Pyongyang Times

Report on returns of elections of deputies to local people's assemblies in DPRK

Date: 28/11/2023 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

The Central Election Guidance Committee for the elections of deputies to provincial (city under the direct jurisdiction of the government), city (district) and county people's assemblies of the DPRK released a report on the election returns on Monday.

According to the report, the elections of deputies to provincial (city under the direct jurisdiction of the government), city (district) and county people's assemblies of the DPRK were successfully held on November 26, Juche 112 (2023).

It said 99.63 percent of the electors registered on voter rolls took part in voting throughout the country.

Those who were unable to take part in voting for being on foreign tour or working in oceans amounted to 0.37 percent and the abstentions totalled 0.000078 percent.

Among the voters who took part in the ballot-casting, 99.91 percent voted for the candidates for deputies to provincial (city under the direct jurisdiction of the government) people's assemblies and 0.09 percent voted against. And 99.87 percent voted for candidates for deputies to city (district) and county people's assemblies and 0.13 percent voted against. Thus, according to the DPRK Law on the Elections of Deputies to the People's Assemblies at All Levels, 27 858 workers, farmers, intellectuals and officials were elected deputies to the local people's assemblies.

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