“41 841 people applied to regional election commissions on candidacy in order to take part in municipal elections to be held on December 23 in Azerbaijan this year”, said Chairman of Central Election Commission (CEC) Mazahir Panahov in the meeting held today, ONA reports.
Chairman of the CEC stated that 27 249 people applied in individual form. Candidacies of 14 564 people were put forward by political parties, while candidacies of 28 people were presented by initiative groups.
M. Panahov noted that candidacies of 22 529 people have been registered for participation in municipal elections.
Note that municipal elections will be held on December 23 in Azerbaijan. 15 thousand 156 members will be elected for 1606 municipalities along the Republic. Last municipal elections were held on December 23, 2014.