Azerbaijani Opposition Presidential Candidate’s Election Headquarter Reveals 27 Violation Facts

Politics Materials 15 October 2008 20:06 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 15 October / Trend corr. I.Alizade / Igbal Agazade, the Azerbaijani opposition presidential candidate and chairman of the Umid (Hope) Party, said that they revealed 27 violation facts during the election process on the first half of the day.

Agitation materials of the authorities' candidate were found out at some polling stations of the Khatai Constituency Election Commission 35 and Sabirabad Constituency Election Commission 63. The election headquarters claim that medical workers agitated the authorities' candidate at the polling station 9 of the Sumgayit third Constituency Election Commission 43. Representatives of the Umid Party prevented this case interfering into it.

The chairman of the polling station 14 of the Jalilabad Constituency Election Commission 67 prevented observation of the presidential candidates' lawyers. Traditional 'roundabout' operation was widely used in the territory of this constituency. Thus, the same voters group instructed in advance voted several times at some polling stations.

References from work were required from voters, who did not get notification cards t the polling stations 2 and 4 of the Kapaz second Constituency Election Commission 40 and this case was mass spread.

Rough violation fact was revealed at the polling station 22 (Slavic University) of the Nasimi Constituency Election Commission 27. Majority of voters was students of the Slavic University and total falsification was realized through them.

The same student voted several times and ballot papers were granted to voters without checking ID cards.

The party claims that obstacles were presented for the observation mission of Musavat Party at polling station 10 of Sabirabad Constituency Election Commission 63. The head of the financial department of Sabirabad, Gulushov Huseynaga, brought people to the polling station 22 of the same Constituency Election Commission. Although according to official results as per 10:00 am, 98 people voted at polling station 24 of Sabirabad Constituency Election Commission 63, only two ballot papers were revealed at the ballot boxes, and this fact was documented. 

It was reported that a Georgian citizen voted at polling station 20 of Khatai Constituency Election Commission 35.  

Agazade will hold a news conference on results of the elections at 10.00PM local time.

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