Forthcoming Presidential Elections Scheduled for 15 October : CEC Chairman

Politics Materials 22 May 2007 11:38 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend S.Ilhamgizi / Mazahir Panahov, the Chairman of the Central Elections Commission (CEC) reported that the forthcoming 2008 presidential elections are to be held on 15 October, in accordance with the Azerbaijani legislation.

He announced that the presidential elections must be scheduled on the third day of the third week of October 2008, which falls on the 15th. Panahov noted that the elections process begins 120 days before the elections day.

The last presidential elections were held on 15 October 2003. In accordance with the Azerbaijani legislation, the presidential elections are held in every 5 years.