Voter turnout in Azerbaijan’s parliamentary election high enough – ESISC observer
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.1
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
No incidents or law violations have been recorded in Azerbaijan's parliamentary election, an observer from the European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC) Evgenia Gvozdeva told Trend Nov.1.
Visiting four polling stations in Sumgayit city, the observer praised the work done by the members of the election committees.
"My impressions as an observer are very positive," she said. "There is a quiet work environment in all polling stations."
Gvozdeva noted that the members of election committees perform their duties very well and strive to ensure effectiveness of the election.
In a short period of time that the mission spent in every polling station, tens of people voted in each of them, according to Gvozdeva.
"Therefore, I think that the voter turnout is high enough," she added.
The parliamentary election is being held in Azerbaijan Nov. 1.
Some 503 international observers from 40 organizations and over 66,000 local observers monitor the parliamentary election in Azerbaijan.
As many as 767 candidates claim for 125 seats in the Azerbaijani parliament.
Webcams have been installed in 1,000 polling stations of 119 constituencies to observe the election.
Edited by SI