74.51% voters cast ballots in Azerbaijani presidential election as of 19:00
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 11
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
As of 19:00, 74.51 percent of voters, 3,959,553 people, cast their ballots in Azerbaijan's presidential election, the Election Information Center of Azerbaijan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) said in a message.
The highest voter turnout was observed in Sharur-Sadarak constituency, where 32,132 people (83 percent) of 38,713 voters cast ballot.
The lowest voter turnout as of 19:00 was observed in the polling station #3 of Yasamal constituency #17, where 24,646 people (61.51 percent) of 40,068 voters cast ballot.
A total of 5,314,365 people in Azerbaijan have the right to vote, 50.78 percent of which are women and 49.22 percent are men.
Azerbaijan held a presidential election today, on April 11. Eight candidates were registered for the election. Six of the candidates were nominated by political parties, one candidate was a self-nominee and another candidate was nominated by an initiative group.
On the voting day, 5,426 permanent polling stations and 215 temporary polling stations in 125 constituencies operated in the country.
Web cameras were installed in 1,000 polling stations in 119 electoral districts. During the day, the voting process could be observed online from the website of the Central Election Commission (CEC).
The election was observed by 894 international observers (61 organizations, 59 countries) and 58,175 local observers.