CEC summarizes results of Nov 5 election of akims of districts and regional centers in Kazakhstan

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On November 5, Kazakhstan held its first election of akims (governors) of districts and regional centers initiated by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The election was held in a pilot mode in 42 districts and three regional centers, Kazinform News Agency reports.

1,553 election commissions were engaged: 17 regional, three municipal, 42 district and 1,491 territorial election commissions.

125 candidates were included in the ballot papers. Voter turnout made 62.79%.

The average age of the akims elected is 46.7 years.

The electoral campaign was held in accordance with the norms of the county’s election legislation.

8,500 agents, observers and mass media representatives monitored the election on Sunday.

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