Nomination of candidates for the upcoming Presidential Election of June 26 begins today, May 2 to continue until May 6, in compliance with the Law of Mongolia on Election. The law states that the nomination of presidential candidates must begin 55 days prior to election day. Parties and coalitions eligible to nominate a candidate for the Presidential Election must submit the necessary documents and files of their candidate to General Election Commission in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations. As of present, Chairman of Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party, former President N.Enkhbayar announced his intention to nominate himself through a daily newspaper whereas about 6-7 politicians from Democratic Party are reportedly planning to run for the party’s candidacy. Although there are speculations about the ruling Mongolian People’s Party’s potential candidate for the election, no official statements have been made.
In connection with the Presidential Election, internal migration has been halted starting from April 27 to June 27.