Nominations for Karabakh Elections to Start June 27

STEPANAKERT (Armenpress)–The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) in Nagorno Karabakh announced on Monday–June 3 that nomination of candidates running for the Karabakh presidency in the forthcoming election–slated for August 11 will be held between June 27 and July 12.

Karabakh Central Electoral Commission said on Monday that the candidates could be nominated either at citizens’ initiative or by public and political organizations. In the first case–it is necessary to collect 200 signatures and in the second case–the endorsement of the supreme body or permanent body of a public or political organization will suffice.

Every nominee has to collect signatures of at least 1,500 people–and these signatures have to be collected in at least four administrative districts of Karabakh.

The registration of candidates will be held July 17-22 after the authenticity of signatures is examined. The pre-election campaign will start on July 23 and will end a day before the elections.


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