CEC considers candidates' appeals for parliamentary elections
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 18 / Trend M. Aliyev /
The CEC considered the candidates' appeals for parliamentary elections today.
The CE compiled about five of the total 29 appeals and decided to register their candidatures. The term for consideration of other three appeals was extended.
Parliamentary elections are scheduled for Nov. 7. The election campaign was officially launched on September 3. Previous legislative elections were held in November 2005. Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are held by the majority system in 125 electoral constituencies.
Some signatures, collected in favor of MP Iltizam Akbarli, human rights committee member, were declared invalid during the CEC meeting today.
The district election commission's decision on refusal from registering his candidature was kept in force.