Azerbaijani CEC’s hotline receives several appeals

  09 February 2020    Read: 1584
 Azerbaijani CEC’s hotline receives several appeals

The hotline of Azerbaijani Central Electoral Commission (CEC) has received several appeals in connection with the current parliamentary elections, CEC Secretary Arifa Mukhtarova said, reports citing 

“The hotline is operating actively and several appeals have been made so far, some of which are informational in nature,” the secretary added. “The answers were given.”

The parliamentary elections of the sixth convocation are being held in Azerbaijan on Feb. 9.

Some 1,314 candidates were registered within the early parliamentary elections.

The candidacies of 246 people were nominated by 19 political parties, 1,057 were self-nominated, 11 - by initiative groups.

Twenty-one percent account for female candidates while 79 percent – male candidates.

Throughout the day, 5,573 permanent polling stations will operate in 125 constituencies of the country.

Some 5,329,460 voters will take part in the voting, and 340,689 internally displaced people will vote in 573 polling stations.

Some 883 international observers and 77,790 local observers are observing the voting process. Among the local observers, 35,152 are representatives of political parties. International observers represent 58 countries and 59 organizations.

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