Early election approved in 51 military units hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Officers and soldiers in 51 army units in 10 provinces nationwide will cast their ballots for deputies to the 14th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils earlier than the Election Day slated for May 22, as approved by the National Election Council.

Education and popularisation campaigns about the election process have been carried out promptly while the conduct of vote of confidence on candidates, establishment of electoral groups and the posting of candidate lists have been done in line with legal regulations.

By May 13, 913 electoral groups were set up in army units nationwide, with 1,300 military officers standing for the election to the People’s Councils at all levels.

Early voting was held for 100 officers and soldiers from Vietnam Maritime Police Region 3 and Naval Squadron 129.

Since the beginning of April, the military units have made meticulous preparations to ensure safety during the elections.

According to statistics from the Ministry of Home Affairs, 63 provincial election committees, 712 district election committees and 11,162 communal election committees have been formed nationwide.

There are 184 constituencies for the NA elections and 87,805 constituencies for People’s Council elections at all levels.

Several remote, border and island areas are allowed to organise voting earlier than the official General Election day.-VNA