12 people withdrew candidacies from Senate election in Kazakhstan
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12 people withdrew their candidacies from the election of Senate deputies in Kazakhstan. This became known during the meeting of the Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the RK CEC press service.
Representatives of territorial election commissions of the regions, Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent took part in the videoconference.
The CEC chairman, Berik Imashev said that on August 10 at 00:00 the election campaign of the candidates ends. Thus, according to the calendar plan, all pre-election events related to the organization and conduct of the voting day are over.
Chairmen of the territorial election commissions of regions, Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent accounted on their readiness for the voting day.
"According to the data provided by the election commissions, 46 candidates were included in the ballot papers. After registration, 12 candidates applied for withdraw of their candidacies," the statement says.
Berik Imashev stressed that the necessary measures had been taken to ensure the sanitary safety of the electoral process, given the sanitary and epidemiological situation in the regions.
In addition, on the election day, through the Internet resource of the Central Election Commission, online monitoring services will work for the registration of electors and the summing up of preliminary voting results to ensure transparency and publicity of the electoral process.
The election of the Senate deputies is scheduled for August 12, 2020.