The results of the Azerbaijani parliamentary election reflects the will of people, Sergey Markov, the person empowered to act for Russian President Vladimir Putin, the chairman of the international cooperation commission of the Russian Public Chamber, political analyst, said at a press-conference in Baku on Nov. 2.
"We are assessing the election as honest, fair and expressing the will of people,” he said.
“The outcomes of the election were expected by everybody,” he said. “People supported the New Azerbaijan party because it fully supports the policy pursued by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.”
The Azerbaijani Central Election Commission (CEC) has summed up the preliminary voting results at the parliamentary election held Nov. 1.
The election declared valid. The turnout was 55.7 percent. More than 2.89 million people voted in the election, which is six percent more than at the previous parliamentary election.
The names of the leading candidates in all 125 constituencies have been recently disclosed.