As of 12:00, 39.39 percent of voters, 2,093,343 persons cast their ballots in Azerbaijan's presidential election, announced Farid Orujov, head of the Election Information Center of Azerbaijan’s Central Election Commission (CEC), APA reports.
A total of 5,314,365 people in Azerbaijan have the right to vote.
Orujov said that there is a high voter turnout at Gusar Constituency No 51.
“As many as 20,775 voters from 46,000 (44.58 percent) have cast their ballots in the election. The lowest voter turnout is observed in Yasamal District Constituency No.17. Some 10,271 out of 49,068 voters registered at the constituency have cast their ballots,” he added.
Eight candidates were registered at the presidential election. Six candidates of them were nominated from political parties, one was a self-nominee and one candidate was nominated from the Initiative Group.
The Election Information Center of the CEC Secretariat will provide further information on the voting process and participation of voters in the election at 15:00, 17:00 and 19:00.