Assembly of People of Kazakhstan to elect 9 Majilis deputies
The Assembly of People of Kazakhstan (AKP) will elect nine deputies to the Majilis (lower chamber) of the parliament of the republic at the extraordinary 23rd session, which is taking place at the Palace of Peace and Accord.
In accordance with the electoral legislation of Kazakhstan, candidates will be elected, if they gain more than 50% of votes.
The final results of the elections shall be announced no later than March 27th.
Recall, the ruling party Nur Otan ('Light of the Fatherland') received support of 82.15% of the vote at the parliamentary elections, the head of the country's Central Elections Commission Kuandyk Turgankulov said. According to the preliminary data from the Central Elections Commission, the Democratic Party of Kazakhstan Ak Zhol gained 7.18%, the Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan (CPPK) - 7.14%, the People's Democratic Patriotic Party Aul - 2%, the National Social Democratic Party (NSDP) - 1.18% and the Birlik party - 0.29%.