Election silence declared in Azerbaijan prior to presidential election
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 8 /Trend E. Mehtiev/
Pre-election agitation campaign on the presidential election was concluded in Azerbaijan, today at 08:00 (local time).
The registered candidates, their authorized representatives, registered representatives of political parties, blocs of political parties and their authorized representatives began conducting agitation campaigns 23 days before the voting day. The agitation campaigns were suspended 24 hours before start of the voting.
The agitation campaign within the 2013 presidential election began on September 16 and was suspended on October 8, at 08:00 (local time).
It should be noted that the presidential election in Azerbaijan will be held on October 9.
Ten candidates will participate in the presidential election.
These candidates are: the Chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the chairman of Umid Party Igbal Aghazadeh, self-nominated candidate MP Zahid Oruj, the chairman of the United Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (UAPFP) MP Gudrat Hasanguliyev, the chairman of the Modern Musavat Party Hafiz Hajiyev, the chairman of the Azerbaijan Social Democratic Party (ASDP) Araz Alizadeh, the chairman of the National Revival Movement Party, MP Faraj Guliyev, the candidate nominated by the initiative group of voters of the 'National Council of Democratic Forces', Jamil Hasanli, the chairman of the Adalat Party, MP Ilyas Ismayilov and the chairman of the Azerbaijan Democratic Party (ADP) Sardar Jalaloglu.