US polling firm: New Azerbaijan Party leading election with over 70% of vote
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 2
The US polling firm Arthur J. Finkelstein & Associates (AJF) has announced the results of an exit-poll conducted among voters in the parliamentary election in Azerbaijan.
At a press conference held Nov. 1, AJF noted that an exit-poll was held during the parliamentary election among 7,000 voters at 1,053 polling stations of 118 electoral constituencies.
George Birnbaum, executive director at Arthur J. Finkelstein & Associates, said during the event that according to the polling results, 65 candidates out of those who won at the election are the representatives of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party.
Twenty candidates out of those who won in the other 53 constituencies are independent nominees.
According to the poll, despite that 28 out of the winning candidates are members of the New Azerbaijan Party, they are self-nominated.
Five winning candidates are members of other parties.
The poll also showed that the ruling New Azerbaijan Party is leading in the election with 74 percent of the vote.