Election day: Kazakhstan votes for new Parliament
Today Kazakhstanis were electing the deputies of the Majilis, the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament, and maslikhats. Five parties were running for seats in the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament, namely the National and Democratic Party “Auyl”, the Nur Otan Party, the ADAL political party, the Democratic Party of Kazakhstan “Ak zhol”, the People’s Party of Kazakhstan. 312 candidates were nominated by five political parties, including 19 candidates from Auyl Party, 126 candidates from the Nur Otan Party, 16 candidates from the ADAL Party, 38 candidates from the Ak zhol party, and 113 candidates from the People’s Party of Kazakhstan. The polling stations were open from 07:00 am till 20:00 pm Nur-Sultan time across Kazakhstan.