Azerbaijan reveals voter turnout in presidential election as of 17:00 (UPDATE)
Details added (first version posted on 17:31)
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 11
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
As of 17:00, 69.93 percent of voters, 3,716,135 persons 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 the 14th Khazar constituency. In this constituency, 40,588 (79.4 percent) out of 51,117 people took part in the voting.
The lowest activity was observed in the 30th Surakhani constituency #1, where 19,224 (51.67 percent) of 37,205 people voted in the election.
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.
Eight candidates were registered at the presidential election. Six candidates of them were nominated from political parties, one was a self-nominee and one candidate was nominated from the Initiative Group.