13 parties, 4 coalitions and 137 independent candidates file to run for elections

2020-05-22 16:25:35

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. The General Election Commission (GEC) announced that it has completed receiving documents of candidates nominated by the political parties or coalitions as well as independent candidates, who are registered to participate in the 2020 election to the State Great Khural.

Pursuant to the Articles 32.2 and 32.3 of the Law on State Great Khural Elections of Mongolia, the documents of candidates for the 2020 Parliamentary Elections have been received until 00:00 on May 22.

Within the legal term, thirteen parties and four coalitions submitted their candidate documents and 137 independent candidates submitted their documents to the GEC.

Within five working days after the receipt, the GEC screens if the documents submitted are complete and will issue a decision on whether to allow the candidates. 

The receipt of candidates’ documents was organized in accordance with the recommendation of State Emergency Commission on COVID-19 prevention.