Azerbaijan to hold municipal elections today

Baku: Municipal elections will be held in Azerbaijan today, APA reports.

15,035 members will be elected to 1,607 municipalities as the result of voting to be held in 118 constituencies, except the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.

37,077 candidates are running in the municipal elections.

Candidates of New Azerbaijan Party, Civil Solidarity Party, Hope Party, Social Democratic Party of Azerbaijan, National Revival Movement Party, Party for Democratic Reforms, Great Establishment Party and Motherland Party will run in the elections. Totally, 30 party members will take part in the elections.

According to the Article #8.2 of the Election Code, the Election Day is considered a non-working day within the territory where election (referendum) is held. Thus, according to this provision of the article, December 23 will be a non-working day in Azerbaijan.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY