The highest turnout was in Ternopil (56.50%) / Photo from UNIAN

The CEC reported on the highest turnout in the western Ukrainian Ternopil (56.50%) and Lviv regions (56.31%). Over 50% voters also showed up to the polls in Ivano-Frankivsk, Volyn, Khmelnytsky, Rivne and Vinnytsia regions.

The smallest number of voters was recorded in Donetsk (31.65%) and Luhansk (35.27%) regions.

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A civil network Opora reported on a 46.5% voter turnout as of the time the polls closed yesterday.