Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 23 / Trend T.Hajiyev /
The Azerbaijani Central Election Commission (CEC) has today reported that the ballots printed in the country in connection with the upcoming parliamentary elections will be distributed among the constituencies from Oct.25.
The number of ballots is more than 5 million. In accordance with the requirements of the Electoral Code, the ballots will be printed by 3 percent more than the number of voters.
Azerbaijan today printing ballots for upcoming parliamentary elections on Oct.22. Election ballots will be printed by typographical method in the Azerbaijani Parliament's print shop.
The CEC at a meeting Oct.1 approved the text, form, number and rules to prepare ballots.
The parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are scheduled for November 7, 2010.
According to article 99 of the Electoral Code, the ballots shall be approved by the CEC within 35 days before the elections and prepared at least 10 days before the elections. The number of ballot papers can not exceed the number of registered voters more than three percent. In polling stations, the number of ballots should not exceed the number of voters 0.5 percent and should not be less than 90 percent of the voters.
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