By-election and re-voting run in some areas

2018-10-08 15:37:44

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/ By-election and re-voting of Citizens’ Representatives Meeting were conducted on October 7 in Dornogobi and Sukhbaatar aimags and Bagakhangai district of Ulaanbaatar, reported the General Election Commission.

By-election was run for two mandates of the Citizens’ Representatives Meeting of Dornogobi and Sukhbaatar aimags and four mandates of three soums of the two aimags and Baganuur district of Ulaanbaatar, whereas a re-voting was carried out for two mandates of the Citizens’ Representatives Meeting of two soums of Dornogobi aimag, for which a total of 15 candidates competed.

Additional voting will be run at two voting units of Sainshand soum and nine voting units of Zamyn-Uud soum of Dornogobi aimag due to insufficient voter turnouts which could not reach legally acceptable level of 50 percent of total registered voters. According to the 106th of Law on Election, electoral committees of the soums will make a decision on additional voting and set a date.  

As a result of the elections, a candidate from Democratic Party (DP) received major votes in the by–election of Citizens’ Representatives Meeting of Sukhbaatar aimag, becoming a member-elect.  

In by-elections held in Altanshiree and Ulaanbadrakh soums of Dornogobi aimag, candidates from Mongolian People’s Party received major supports, whereas DP’s candidate got higher votes in the by-election of Sukhbaatar soum of Sukhbaatar aimag.

In Baganuur district of Ulaanbaatar, MPP’s candidate received major votes.