Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 4
Several people, including one woman, announced their intention to run for the presidency in Kazakhstan's upcoming snap election, the member of the Central Election Commission Marat Sarsembayev told reporters March 4, News-Kazakhstan agency reported.
"There are four or five self-nominated candidates, including one woman," Sarsembayev said.
Sarsembayev said that they can not be called candidates. They must be supported through the subscription lists in 11 regions of the country and make the election contribution.
"Afterwards, they can claim for their surnames to be included in the secret ballot paper," he said.
On February 25 Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree on holding the snap presidential election on April 26, 2015.
The incumbent president received 95.55 votes in the snap presidential election in April 2011. The presidential election is to be held in Kazakhstan in 2016.
Edited by CN