Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov.24
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
The results of the elections to the local authorities, namely in the velayat (regional), etrap (district) and town people's councils, which took place on November 23 will be made public in the near future in Turkmenistan, said the message of the Turkmen CEC Nov.24.
"As for the time of the election completion, in general, some 92.76 percent of the total number of voters voted in all provinces and Ashgabat," said the message.
In accordance with the current legislation of Turkmenistan, election was declared valid, the message said.
Election to local authorities in Turkmenistan was held on an alternative basis. Election monitoring was carried out by national observers, representatives of political parties, public associations and organizations.
Citizens of Turkmenistan that turned 21 by the day of election may be nominated candidates for members of the People's councils. The Electoral Code of Turkmenistan gives the right to nominate candidates to political parties, public associations and citizens' groups.
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