Tag archive of parliamentary elections

Central Election Commission: Repeat Parliamentary Election in Agdash Complied with Law

During a regular session, the Central Election Commission (CEC) discussed the verification of the Constituency Election Commission’s (ConEC) protocol and additional documents on the repeat parliamentary election in Agdash constituency No.90 on June 18, as well as the protocol on the overall election results. CEC Secretary Arifa Mukhtarova announced that the CEC had verified ConEC’s protocol and the additional documents, and the elections were

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Agdash Voters Forced to Withdraw Their Nominating Petition Signatures for Igbal Agazade

Voters, who have signed the nominating petition for Umid (Hope) Party chairman Igbal Agazade who is running for the Parliament (Milli Majlis) in the repeat election to be held in Agdash constituency #90, are harassed and demanded to withdraw their signatures, Umid Party Deputy Chairman for Press and Information Affairs Elman Abbasov said. The elections to the Parliament (Milli Majlis) of Azerbaijan Republic were held on November 01, 2015. However,

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Election Commission Accepts Jailed Opposition Movement Chairman Ilgar Mammadov’s Documents for Parliamentary Candidacy

 The jailed leader of the opposition Republican Alternative Movement (ReAl), Ilgar Mammadov intends to participate in the mew election in Agdash election constituency #90. The ReAl leader’s documents have already been presented to and accepted by the Election Commission, ReAl Movement’s executive secretary Natig Jafarli told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). The national elections to the Milli Majlis (Parliament)

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Summary of human rights and political developments in Azerbaijan, November 23-27

With deeply flawed trials of journalists and a violent clash between members of the Shia Muslim community and police, this week did not pass quietly in Azerbaijan. The police conducted a special operation in the Nardaran community – 25 km northeast of Baku - in which the Muslim Union Movement chairman Taleh Bagirzade and his supporters were arrested. Two police officers and four civilians were killed in the armed encounter. The government claims

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Results of Parliamentary Election approved

The results of the November 1 Elections to the Milli Majlis (Parliament) were approved by Azerbaijani Constitutional Court on November 24.   The fifth convocation of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) of Azerbaijan Republic held its first meeting on November 24, attended by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. New Parliamentary committees were established at the session. MP Ali Huseynli was elected the Chairperson of the Legal Policy and State Building

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Central Election Commission concludes Parliamentary elections

On November 18, the Central Election Commission (CEC) reviewed the appeals received by the CEC in connection with the Parliamentary Elections of November 1 2015.   After discussions among Commission members, the CEC invalidated the voting results of Precinct #9 in Jalilabad-Masalli-Bilesuvar constituency #69.   “The Parliamentary Elections of November 1, 2015, were held in a free, fair and transparent manner, an event of paramount importance

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