High Voters Attendance in Nakhchivan

Politics Materials 15 October 2008 13:53 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 15 October / Trend corr. J.Babayeva/ Voters attendance is high at the Constituency Election Commission 4 in Nakhchivan city, Spokesman for the Azerbaijan Central Election Commission Ramin Huseynov said to journalists.

"Voters attendance totalled 23.73% at the polling area," he said.

Presidential elections take place in Azerbaijan today.

Azerbaijan CEC expects voters' attendance to total 65-70% countrywide.

"We will be satisfied if 65-70% of voters take part in the elections, for that is a quite high figure," CEC Chairman Mazahir Panahov said to journalists on 15 October.

Seven candidates take part in the elections, including Ilham Aliyev, chairman of ruling New Azerbaijan Party; Igbal Agazade, chairman of opposition Umid (Hope) Party; Fazil Gazanfaroglu, chairman of Great Establishment Party; Gudrat Hasanguliyev, chairman of Unified Popular Front Party; Hafiz Hajiyev, chairman of Muasir Musavat Party; Fuad Aliyev, chairman of Liberal Democrat Party and independent candidate Gulamhuseyn Alibayli.

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