BAKU,Azerbaijan, April 11 (APP): President Ilham Aliyev and his family members cast their votes on Wednesday in the
presidential election for which polling process was started at 8.00 a.m.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, who is also contesting the election
arrived at the polling station No. 6 alongwith his wife Mehriban Aliyeva and other
First lady Mehriban Aliyeva and family members also cast their votes.
Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade also cast his vote at the polling station No 29
of second Yasamal constituency No 16 as the presidential election starts in the
Meanwhile, Chairman of Central Election Commission (CEC)
Mazahir Panahov on Wednesday said thay had made
elaborate arrangements in 125 constituencies to conduct
presidential election in a normal manner for which polling was started at 8.00 in the morning.
Talking to mediapersons at Sechkiler Information Center
here, he said number of eligible voters in the country was 5,314,365, adding that the voting was conducted in 5,641 polling
The CEC Chief said all facilities were ensured in polling stations for local and international observers to monitor
the voting process.
“Web cameras were installed in 20 per cent of the country’s polling stations, that is 1,000 polling stations, in
connection with the presidential election. Any internet user can watch the voting process live on official website of the CEC on election day,” he said.
He said polling had also been started at Azerbaijan`s embassies in Ukraine, Moldova and
Belarus, Iran, Beijing and other countries.