No funds to be allocated for agitation of candidates at municipal elections

Politics Materials 20 June 2006 14:06 (UTC +04:00)

The public budget does not envisage funds for the agitation of candidates to ballot in the 6 October municipal elections, the Central Elections Commission (CEC) told Trend

Azeri Sariyev, the spokesman for the CEC, announced tat the issue will be discussed at a meeting of the commission. More probably, no funds will be allocated for the agitation of the electioneering of the candidates. The CEC meeting will also mull free air time for the candidates in the agitation period.

Sariyev also noted that for the time none of the candidates has been registered by the CEC at the municipal elections to be held on 6 October to 604 municipalities.