PHOTOS In a Chinese village, every vote counts


In a Chinese village, every vote counts

By Lyu Xiaoxun | People's Daily app

23:39, September 19, 2018

On September 19, Yuying village, one of the hundreds of thousands of villages in China, finished its village committee general election.

At 5:50 am, the staff gather in front of villager committee.

The staff take polling boxes to the 4 polling stations.

The general election rules and voting sample.

The polling place.

Just after 6 am, the first voter from the 4th district comes to vote. The staff explains to him the correct way of filling in the polling papers.

A villager is writing his ballot ticket.

After voting, the villagers are chatting. There are many people working outside the village who come home and are brought together again due to the election.

Polls close at exactly 11 am. The staff take the polling box back to the office.

The staff is counting votes under the supervision of the villagers.

A new village director and the members of the village committee are elected after 2 hours of counting.

One voter said, "I have to come back to vote no matter how busy I am. We will never regret our decision today, if we choose the right person.” (Compiled by Wang Xiangyu)

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