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Tell the Truth claims Karatkevich gathered 19% at presidential elections
19% of voters cast their ballots for Tatsiana Karatkevich during the October 11, 2015 presidential elections in Belarus, while Aliksandr Lukashenka received 51% of votes, the leaders of Tell the Truth! campaign made a statement on Tuesday.
According to Andrei Dzmitryeu, yet another leader of the campaign, the figures were revealed by Baltic Surveys/The Gallup Organization. The poll was carried out in Belarus from October 28 though November 13 using face-to-face interviews at the place of residence of respondents. A total of 1514 people were interviewed, reports Belapan.
The pollster said 15% were against all. 10% voted for Siarhei Haidukevich and 3% for Mikalai Ulakhovich. All in all, at least 45% of votes were for an alternative to the incumbent. This is only 6% less than for Lukashenka and this "is almost half of society," Dzmitryeu noted.
According to the official results published by Central Elections Commission, Lukashenka received 83,49% of votes, Tatsiana Karatkevich - 4,42%, Siarhei Haidukevich - 3,32%, Mikalai Ulakhovich - 1,67%. The presidential elections took place in Belarus on October 11.