Ilham Aliyev wins presidential election with 92.12 percent of votes – CEC (VIDEO)


BAKU: Ilham Aliyev has won the presidential election with 92.12 percent (4 567 458) of the votes, Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Mazahir Panahov said at a briefing, Trend reports.

The final election results were announced during today’s CEC briefing.

According to the CEC, Zahid Oruj received 2.17% of the votes (107,632 votes), Fazil Mustafa – 1.99% (98,421 votes), Gudrat Hasanguliyev – 1.72% (85,411 votes), Razi Nurullayev – 0.80 % (39,643 votes), Elshad Musayev – 0.66% (32,885 votes), Fuad Aliyev – 0.54% (26,517 votes).

Voter turnout in the election was 76.43 percent.

The extraordinary presidential election in Azerbaijan took place on February 7, and seven candidates ran in the election.

For the first time in the history of independent Azerbaijan, the election covered the entire territory of the country, including 26 polling stations in the lands liberated from Armenian occupation.

Source: Trend News Agency