63.6% cast votes at referendum in Azerbaijan as of 17:00

63.6% cast votes at referendum in Azerbaijan as of 17:00

3,348,535 people, or 63.3%, have voted in the constitutional referendum in Azerbaijan, as of 17:00 local time (GMT+4), the Election Information Center of the Central Election Commission (CEC) said.

The number of voters in Azerbaijan stands at 5,267,111 people, Trend reports.

The voting in referendum on making amendments to Azerbaijan’s constitution kicked off and will wrap up at 19:00 local time (18:00 MSK).

The draft Referendum Act envisages establishing first vice-president and vice-president positions in Azerbaijan, extending the president’s term of office from five years to seven years, given the authority to the president to dissolve the Milli Majlis and declare early presidential election, removing the age limit for presidential election, decreasing the age limit from 25 to 18 for participation in the parliamentary elections.

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