16 political parties nominate for municipal elections in Azerbaijan: CEC
Azerbaijan, Baku, November 2 / Trend , M.Aliyev /
16 political parties nominated for municipal elections in Azerbaijan, the press service of the Central Election Commission (CEC) told Trend .
Municipal elections in Azerbaijan will be held on December 23. Of the candidates, 7,057 people are independent, others represent 28 political parties. 17 political parties officially joined the election marathon.
27,181 candidates have already been approved for 1,718 municipalities. Of this number, 5,166 are women. 13,497 approved candidates for municipal elections have higher education.
Of those whose candidatures were approved, 25,786 people received the signature lists in the constituencies. Of them, 12,223 candidates have collected the necessary signatures and submitted these lists and other necessary documents to the relevant constituencies. 4,066 candidates have already been registered in 576 municipalities.
During these elections, 15 682 members will be elected for 1,718 municipalities.
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