125 candidates registered for the parliamentary election in Azerbaijan, CEC Chairman says
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  • 15:21 02 January 2020

125 candidates registered for the parliamentary election in Azerbaijan, CEC Chairman says

So far, 2,455 people have applied to participate in the early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, scheduled for February 9, 2020, said Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mazahir Panahov at CEC's meeting today, ONA reports.

He said 457 candidates were nominated by 19 political parties: "15 were nominated by initiative groups, and 1 673 were nominated individually."

According to Panahov, the nomination of 1,954 applicants has already been approved: "1 747 of them have already taken the signature sheets and 381 have returned the signature sheets. 125 candidates were registered for the election."

Faig Mahmudov

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