CEC considers appeals on parliamentary elections
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 12 /Trend T. Hajiyev /
So far, the CEC has received 83 appeals in connection with the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, the CEC chairman Mazahir Panahov said at a meeting of the committee today.
About 20 appeals were considered at the CEC meeting today. The consideration of nine of them was ceased. One appeal was rejected because the term of the appeal expired. The remaining appeals were submitted to the district election commissions for further analysis. The rest appeals will be reviewed at the CEC regular meetings.
Azerbaijan held the parliamentary elections Nov. 7.
The voter turnout hit about 50.14 percent (roughly 2.48 million voters) in Azerbaijan, the CEC's Elections Information Center told Trend.
The CEC reported that 690 candidates are running for the parliamentary elections.
Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are held by the majority system in 125 constituencies. Previous parliamentary elections were held in November 2005.