Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

By Giang Huy   May 21, 2016 | 11:31 am GMT+7
Hanoi streets are filled with shades of red and yellow, the colors of the national flag and election posters. Final checks are done at people's committees, where tomorrow Vietnamese citizens will cast their votes to elect delegates of the National Assembly and people’s councils.
Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

Tomorrow, on May 22, nearly 70 million people across Vietnam will cast their votes to elect 500 delegates of the National Assembly's 14th term.

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

Voters will also elect delegates of commune, district and city people's councils for the 2016-2021 term. 

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

According to the law, citizens aged 18 or over have the right to vote. 

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

Election posters can be found all over Hanoi. 

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

Red and yellow flowers are arranged in the election's theme by Hoan Kiem lake, Hanoi.

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

Pham Van Tai, election officer in Hang Bac commune, Hoan Kiem district, puts up the list of candidates with their backgrounds on the walls of voting booths. 

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

Preparations are usually completed three to five days before the elections. 

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

Le Xuan Nguyen, manager of voting station at 2 Hang Bong street (Hoang Kiem district) does final checks. 

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

At the voting station no 5 of Hang Bac commune, ballot boxes are checked for the last time before they are delivered to other voting stations.

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

A man looks at the list of voters in his neighborhood. 

 

Hanoi goes red and yellow ahead of tomorrow's National Assembly elections

Everything is ready for the elections, which take place every five years.  

 
 
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