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Early Vote Results Give Azerbaijani President Majority Needed For Power Shift

Early Vote Results Give Azerbaijani President Majority Needed For Power Shift

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BAKU — The ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) is set to gain a majority of seats in the Caucasus country’s single-chamber parliament, following snap elections that observers say will allow President Ilham Aliyev to remove elites associated with his father in a consolidation of power through reforms.

YAP candidates won 64 of the 125 seats in parliament, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said early on February 10 after 87 percent of electoral precincts declared returns. The CEC put the turnout at 47.81 percent, nearly eight percentage points less than in the previous parliamentary elections…

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