26,769 candidates registered for municipalities in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 31 / Trend , A.Huseynbala /
The process of nomination for municipal elections continues in Azerbaijan.
26,769 candidates have already been approved for municipalities, the press service of the Central Election Commission (CEC) told Trend . Of this number, 5,110 are women. 13,322 approved candidates for municipal elections have higher education.
Municipal elections in Azerbaijan will be held on December 23. 15,682 members are envisaged to be elected for 1,718 municipalities.
Of those whose candidatures were approved, 25,351 people received the signature lists in the constituencies. Of them, 11,161 candidates have collected the necessary signatures and submitted these lists and other necessary documents to the relevant constituencies. 3,456 candidates have already been registered in 530 municipalities.
Of the candidates, 7,057 people are independent, others represent 28 political parties. 16 political parties officially joined the election marathon.
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