March 19, 2013 From 19 March results of the public opinion shall not be announced


The Broadcasting Council reminds broadcasters that the period of 5 days prior to the date set for holding the elections, during which, in accordance with the election regulations, they may not announce results of the public opinion, has already begun.

The time schedule of the State Election Commission defined 24:00 pm on 18 March as the deadline for announcing such information.

Pursuant to the Rulebook on equal approach in media presentation during the election campaign, television and radio stations should also be aware that results from public opinion surveys conducted on the election day (24 March) should not be announced before 19:00 or before the voting locations are closed.