99.8% of Azerbaijan’s Elections Protocols Counted
Azerbaijan, Baku, 17 October/ Trend , corr I. Alizade/ About 99.8% of protocols of presidential election in Azerbaijan has been counted. "Central Elections Committee received protocols from 99.8% of 5,359, that is, 5,348 of polling stations," Seckiler Information Center said to Trend .
Seven candidates were running 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.
About 3,640,702 voters took part in the election.
About 3,230,340 of voters voted for ruling New Azerbaijan Party candidate and current President Ilham Aliyev. This makes up 88.73% of voters.
Igbal Agazade won 104,163 votes (2.86%), Fazil Gazanfaroglu 89,950 votes (2.47%), Gudrat Hasanguluyev 82,981 votes (2.28%), Gulamhuseyn Alibayli 81,110 votes (2.23%), Fuad Aliyev 28,402 votes (0.78%) and Hafiz Hajiyev 23,753 votes (0.65%).
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