Voter turnout in Azerbaijani municipal elections hits 8.77 percent as of 10.00: CEC
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 23 / Trend M.Aliyev /
Voter turnout in the Azerbaijani municipal elections is 8.77 per cent (402, 347 voters) by 10:00 [local hours] Dec. 23, the Azerbaijani Central Election Commission's (CEC) Elections Information Center told Trend .
Azerbaijan launched the municipal elections. The country has registered about 4, 588, 728 voters.
Today at 08:00 voting was launched in all constituency of the country.
About 15,682 members are planned to be elected to 1,718 municipalities.
Municipal elections were held twice in 1999 and 2004.
Azerbaijan has registered about 31,000 candidates for municipal members. Candidates from 18 political parties have been registered for elections. Candidates refer to 30 political parties.
The CEC will provide information on ballots at 10:00, 12:00, 15:00, 17:00 and 19:00.
The municipal elections will be finished at 19:00.
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