Number of candidates registered for early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan reaches 934
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  • 18:15 11 January 2020

Number of candidates registered for early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan reaches 934

Some 2431 persons have applied to participate in the early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan which scheduled for February 9, 2020, Chairman of the Central Election Commission Mazahir Panahov said at a meeting today, ONA reports.

The CEC Chairman said the nomination of 2354 applicants has already been approved: “Of these, 2247 have already received their signature sheets, 1764 have returned, and 934 have been registered as candidates”.

M. Panahov noted that 185 persons whose candidacy had been registered were the persons being on the list of candidates nominated by 16 political parties: “The candidacy of 6 persons was put forward by the initiative groups, and the candidacy of 743 persons was put forward by their own initiative”.

From 934 persons whose candidacy has been registered 267 persons are members of 22 parties.

ONA

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