Turkmenistan preparing for election to parliament, local governing bodies
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Dec. 27
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Formation of election commissions has started in Turkmenistan within the preparation for the March 25, 2018 election of candidates running for seats in parliament and local governing bodies, the country’s Central Election Commission said in a message Dec. 27.
As many as 240 electoral districts (40 in each province and Ashgabat city) have been created for the election of MPs in Turkmenistan.
For the election of members of the district and city councils, a total of 1,260 electoral districts (20 in each district and city) have been created in Turkmenistan.
Political parties, public organizations, as well as initiative groups of citizens organize meetings to nominate their representatives, mainly specialists of various sectors of the national economy, to be included in the election commissions, the message said.
Election campaigns in Turkmenistan started Dec. 4, 2017.