Voter turnout in Azerbaijan’s municipal elections tops 30% as of 17.00 - UPDATED

  23 December 2019    Read: 3010
 Voter turnout in Azerbaijan’s municipal elections tops 30% as of 17.00 - UPDATED

As many as 1,520,133  people have already cast their ballots in Azerbaijan's municipal elections as of 17.00, which means 30.57% of the total number of eligible voters across the country, announced Chief of the “Seckiler” Information Center of the Central Election Commission Secretariat Farid Orujov, AzVision.az reports. 

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15:28

As many as 1,336,733  people have already cast their ballots in Azerbaijan's municipal elections as of 15.00, which means 26.88% of the total number of eligible voters across the country, announced Chief of the “Seckiler” Information Center of the Central Election Commission Secretariat Farid Orujov, AzVision.az reports. 

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12:22

As many as 898,542 people have already cast their ballots in Azerbaijan's municipal elections as of 12.00, which means 18.07% of the total number of eligible voters across the country, announced Chief of the “Seckiler” Information Center of the Central Election Commission Secretariat Farid Orujov, AzVision.az reports. 

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10:52

As of 10.00, the voter turnout in Azerbaijan’s municipal elections totaled 8.51% (423,361 voters), announced the Central Election Commission’s Information Center, AzVision.az reports. 

Voting got underway in 5,049 polling stations in 118 constituencies. In 7 constituencies the elections are not held because they are located in the territories occupied by Armenia.

The number of eligible voters is 4,972,356. A total of 5,020,287 ballots were distributed among the polling stations.

The elections are observed by 52,636 local and 17 international monitors.

Webcams were installed in 1000 polling stations to ensure transparency of voting. The list of the webcam-equipped polling stations is available at websites of the Central Election Commission, and was published in the press.

Polling stations close at 19.00.


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