Observer from Russia: Permanent arrival of voters in Guba region observed during presidential election in Azerbaijan

  09 October 2013    Read: 261
Observer from Russia: Permanent arrival of voters in Guba region observed during presidential election in Azerbaijan
A permanent stream of voters is being observed at polling stations of Guba region in connection with voting in Azerbaijani presidential election, editor-in-chief of the famous Russian magazine "Echo of the Planet" Elmar Huseynov said on Wednesday.
Huseynov is observing the voting process in Guba region.

According to him, after visiting several polling stations in Guba region, it can be said that the earliest visitors of the polling stations were the older generation and by noon a stream of younger people began to arrive.

"In order to ensure a normal voting process, all necessary conditions were created," Huseynov said. "Sufficiently detailed voter lists have been prepared, which allows to avoid queues."

Country`s polling stations opened at 8:00 am and will close at 7:00 pm (local time).

Ten candidates are taking part in the elections including the Chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the chairman of Umid Party Igbal Aghazadeh, self-nominated candidate MP Zahid Oruj, the chairman of the United Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (UAPFP) MP Gudrat Hasanguliyev, the chairman of the Modern Musavat Party Hafiz Hajiyev, the chairman of the Azerbaijan Social Democratic Party (ASDP) Araz Alizadeh, the chairman of the National Revival Movement Party, MP Faraj Guliyev, the candidate nominated by the initiative group of voters of the `National Council of Democratic Forces`, Jamil Hasanli, the chairman of the Adalat Party, MP Ilyas Ismayilov and the chairman of the Azerbaijan Democratic Party (ADP) Sardar Jalaloglu.

The Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan has registered 5,145,643 voters.

In connection with the presidential elections, the Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan established 5,273 permanent and 219 temporary polling stations.

Totally, 52,000 people are observing the election in Azerbaijan, nearly 1,400 of which are international observers.

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