According to the Central Commission for Elections and National Referenda, other presidential candidates gained votes as follows: Grigory Kostusev — 1.97 percent, Alexei Mikhalevich — 1.02 percent, Vladimir Neklyaev — 1.77 percent, Yaroslav Romanchuk — 1.97 percent, Vitaly Rymashevsky — 1.1 percent, Andrei Sannikov — 2.41 percent, Nikolai Statkevich — 1.04 percent, Viktor Tereshchenko — 1.08 percent, and Dmitry Uss — 0.48 percent. Meanwhile, 6.47 percent voted against all candidates.
According to Ms. Yermoshina, the turnout was 90.66 percent (over 6,430,000 people) — against 92.7 percent in 2006.
Victory at Belarus’ presidential elections won by A. Lukashenko
According to the preliminary results of the vote, Alexander Lukashenko has won the presidential elections in Belarus, with 79.67 percent of votes — as announced by the Chair of the Central Commission for Elections and National Referenda, Lidia Yermoshina, at the Information Centre.