Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 25 / Trend M.Aliyev /
All the district election commissions have already presented municipal election voting reports to the Azerbaijani Central Elections Commission (CEC), the CEC told Trend today.
The DECs should submit the final protocols to the commission by end of the day. At a later stage, the CEC will launch consideration of protocols.
Azerbaijan held the municipal elections Dec. 23.
The country has about 4.6 million registered voters. About 15,682 members are planned to be elected to 1,718 municipalities. Municipal elections were held twice in 1999 and 2004.
Azerbaijan has registered about 31,000 candidates, including 6,108 women, for municipal members. Candidates from 18 political parties have been registered for elections.
The CEC registered 48,388 observers, including 1,160 local observers and 52 foreign observers.
Based on preliminary information, the voter turnout in the elections was 31.86 percent, the CEC reported.
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