Azerbaijan has all conditions for over 5 million voters
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 31
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
Azerbaijan has created all the necessary conditions for voting of more than five million voters in the upcoming parliamentary election November 1, the chairman of the Central Election Commission Mazahir Panahov said Oct. 31 at a press conference.
He said that preparation for the election was conducted in accordance with the schedule. "All the work was carried out on time," Panahov said. "All the necessary conditions have been created for more than five million people to vote tomorrow."
He went on to add that 767 candidates have been registered on 125 constituencies. "Each constituency accounts for approximately six candidates," Panahov said. "Voters have a wide choice."
The Central Election Commission chairman said that 15 political parties will directly take part in the election, while 7 parties will participate within the Azadlıq-2015 bloc. "This is an indication of intense interest of both citizens and political parties in the election," Panahov said.
He went on to add that webcams have been installed at almost 1,000 polling stations. "All the necessary conditions have been created for the online observation of election," Panahov said. "The election in Azerbaijan will be available for watching from any part of the world."
The Central Election Commission chairman said that the number of observers is also large. "In total, over 66,000 observers have been registered," Panahov said. "Each polling station accounts for more than 11 observers. All the necessary conditions have been created for observers at stations. As many as 503 international observers from 40 international structures have also passed the registration. These observers are representatives of many countries of the world."
Azerbaijan will hold parliamentary election Nov.1, with participation of 767 candidates.