Incumbent President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has won the April 11 presidential election by garnering overwhelming majority of votes.
Azerbaijan election results: Ilham Aliyev “garners” 86% votes in “landslide victory”, securing 4th term in office
STEPANAKERT, APRIL 12, ARTSAKHPRESS:Azerbaijan’s APA news agency reported that 3,723,278 ballots have been counted from the total 3,959,553, and the incumbent president has secured another term in office with 86%.
Zahid Oruc, an independent candidate, is 2nd with most votes – with only 3,11%.
The central electoral commission said 74,51% of eligible voters participated in the election.
Many reports on electoral fraud and violations were made during election day. Violations mostly included ballots stuffing, obstruction of reporters and multiple voting cases.