Azerbaijan discloses constituencies with highest and lowest voter turnout in parliamentary elections as of 12.00

  09 February 2020    Read: 1232
 Azerbaijan discloses constituencies with highest and lowest voter turnout in parliamentary elections as of 12.00

The highest voter turnout in the parliamentary elections as of 12:00 is observed in the 1st Sharur-Sadarak constituency - 47.7 percent (GMT+4). 

Some 18,440 out of 46,225 people have already voted in this constituency.

The lowest voter turnout (1.2 percent) was observed in the 17th Yasamal constituency: 352 out of 30,534 people voted as of 12:00.

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

Secretariat Information Center of the Central Election Commission (CEC) will inform about the voting process, as well as preliminary data as of 15:00, 17:00 and 19:00 (GMT+4).

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.

Exit polls are conducted by AJF & Associates Inc. (US) jointly with Citizens’ Labor Rights Protection League, the Rey Monitoring Center, and the French OpinionWay Research Institute together with the “Human Rights in the XXI Century – Azerbaijan” Foundation.


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