Exit-Poll by AVCIYA and ELS Says Candidate from Ruling Party Wins Presidential Elections in Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 15 October 2008 21:48 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 15 October /corr. Trend J.Babayeva / According to exit-poll held by local NGOs AVCIYA and Center for Independent Studies ELS, the candidate from the ruling party, Ilham Aliyev, won the Presidential elections.

The two organizations reported that 82.6% of voters questioned at 800 polling stations voted for Ilham Aliyev.

Seven candidates participated in the 15 October presidential 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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