Azerbaijanis Living in Los Angeles Take Active Part in Azerbaijan’s Presidential Vote
Azerbaijan, Baku, 16 October/ Trend / Ilhham Aliyev, candidate from the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (NAP) gained majority of votes in the polling station at the Azerbaijani consulate in Los Angeles.
Nearly 50% of 138 registered candidates took part in the voting. The counting of votes revealed that 89.4% of voters voted for current President Ilham Aliyev, a source at the Consulate said Trend by telephone.
Seven candidates ran for presidency at 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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