Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDS) has carried out the long-term observation of 9 February 2020 early Parliamentary Elections. EMDS notes, in comparison with the last Parliamentary elections in 2015 there is an increase in political activeness prior to the current elections due to a large number of independent candidates joining the race. However, the restrictions brought on the...
Early parliamentary elections will take place in Azerbaijan on 9 February 2020. The European Parliament does not observe this electoral process, reads a press release of the Parliament. “As a matter of consequence, none of its members or bodies have been mandated to observe or comment on this electoral process on behalf of the European Parliament. Therefore, should any Member of...
Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Centre carried out the long-term observation of the 23 December 2019 Municipal Elections in Azerbaijan covering all stages of the electoral process – nomination of candidates, campaigning, election day voting and vote counting processes. EMDS conducted the long-term observation in cooperation with 17 non-partisan observers while working with 125 observers on election day. On election...
14849 candidates were nominated for the municipal elections by the political parties. EMDS defined the propotion of candidates nominated by the political parties. According to the investigation, the ruling party (YAP) prevails over other political parties for the number of candidates with 93.7%       The proportion of candidates nominated for Municipal Elections. According to the results of he investigation, 27951 candidates...
              CEC announced the voter turnout to be 8.51% as of 10:00 a.m. However, according to the reports submitted from the polling stations by the observers cooperating with EMDS the turnout was 5.6 %. The margin of error of figures declared by EMDS constitutes +-0.7%. Infographic result of EMDS observation as of 12:00 and 15:00. The voter turnout announced by CEC...
The Republican Alternative Party (ReAl) will take part in the February 9 early parliamentary elections as an electoral bloc, said at the press conference  party leader Ilgar Mammadov. According to him, the bloc will be called the "Union of Republicans ReAl." It will include both party members and independent candidates. He read out a joint statement by the participants in...
Long-term observers at the municipal elections spoke about the problems created by the district election commissions in the capital and regions. In particular, they are denied registration and driven away, calling them "provocateurs." “In the District Electoral Commission of the 34th Khatai second district, I was expelled,  and  they called me“ a journalist, a provocateur,” said observer Nihad Huseyn. This...
The National Council of Democratic Forces (NCDF) issued a statement in connection with the country's expected early parliamentary elections. The NCDF considers that electoral reform is necessary before conducting elections. The statement was adopted on December 1 following the results of an extraordinary meeting of the NCDF. “The expected new elections coincide with the situation in the country when there is...
PRESS-RELEASE, November 25, 2019 The Working Group (WG) on Unified List of Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan presents updated Unified List of Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan. The update covers the period until 25 November 2019.  Persons recognized as political prisoners Based on documents obtained, court observations and interviews, the Woking Group has already recognized 112 people as political prisoners; they are: - 5 journalists...

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