Azerbaijani Constitutional Court begins considering presidential election results (PHOTO) (UPDATE-1)
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Azerbaijan, Baku, October 19/Trend, E. Mekhtiyev/
The Plenum of the Azerbaijani Constitutional Court started on Saturday to approve the Central Election Commission's final protocol on the results of the Azerbaijani presidential election held on October 9.
Judges Sona Salmanova and Rafael Ghvaladze delivered speech at the plenum.
Salmanova stressed that the Central Election Commission (CEC) has submitted an election protocol to the court for approval. In his turn, Ghvaladze added that according to the protocol on the election results, Ilham Aliyev won the election by gaining most of votes.
CEC chairman Mazahir Panahov also delivered speech at the plenum.
"CEC has registered a sufficient number of local and foreign observers to ensure transparency of elections," he said. "Webcams were installed at 20 percent of polling stations."
While speaking about the election process, Panahov stressed that all the necessary conditions were created for candidates, as well as free airtime on television and columns in the print media were allocated.
Candidate of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party Ilham Aliyev won the presidential election held on October 9. He gained the most votes - 84.54 percent (3,126,113) voters.
Other candidates received:
Jamil Hasanli - 5.53 percent (204,642 votes)
Iqbal Aghazade - 2.40 percent (88,723 votes)
Gudret Hasanguliyev - 1.99 percent (73,702 votes)
Zahid Oruj - 1.46 percent (53,839 votes)
Ilyas Ismayilov - 1.07 percent (39,722 votes)
Araz Alizade - 0.87 percent (32,069 votes)
Faraj Guliyev - 0.86 percent (31,926 votes)
Hafiz Hajiyev - 0.66 percent (24,461 votes)
Sardar Mammadov - 0.61 percent (22,773 votes).