Residents of the Kherson region supported joining Russia

According to the results of counting 100% of the votes of voters who took part in the referendum in the Kherson region, 87.05% of the voters were in favor of joining the Russian Federation. The results of the vote were announced at a meeting of the election commission of the region.

497,051 (87.05%) participants in the referendum answered “Yes” to the question raised at the referendum “You are for the secession of the Kherson region from Ukraine, the formation of an independent state by the Kherson region and its entry into the Russian Federation as a constituent entity of the Russian Federation”, which is more than 50% of the number of participants in the referendum. Consider an issue in favor of which more than half of the participants in the referendum included in the list voted as approved,” — Marina Zakharova, head of the regional election commission, said at the meeting.

According to the election commission of the Kherson region, 571,001 people took part in the referendum in the region, which is 76.86% of the electoral roll. The members of the commission unanimously voted for the recognition of the referendum as valid and approved the results of the expression of will.


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