Re-polling scheduled in 62 constituencies for 2020 local council elections

2020-10-23 13:55:03

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia held nationwide elections for Citizens’ Representative Khurals or local councils of 21 aimags and their 330 soums as well as Ulaanbaatar city and its 9 districts on October 15. A total of 17,149 candidates ran for 8,169 seats at local councils nationwide. 

In 62 electoral constituencies across the country, candidates who received a majority of electoral votes gained the same number of votes, ending in ties. Therefore, re-polling will be conducted in those constituencies among the eligible voters who did not participate in the first polls of the election on October 15, in compliance with the law on elections to Citizens' Representative Khurals.  

The re-polling will take place in polling stations belonging to the 62 constituencies for local councils of one aimag, one district (Nalaikh) of the capital city, and 60 soums on October 25, Sunday. 

Voter turnout and the number of votes in the upcoming re-polling will be added to the turnout and results of the first polls in each constituency to come with the final results.