606 candidates confirmed to run for 2020 parliamentary electionPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The General Election Commission (GEC) today released the list of 606 confirmed candidates in 29 electoral districts of the 2020 parliamentary election.
On June 2, the day when election campaign period officially starts, the GEC is issuing candidate cards to the confirmed candidates, including 485 candidates from 13 political parties and 4 coalitions, and 121 independent candidates.
The confirmed 485 candidates running from political parties and coalitions are as follows:
76 candidates are from Mongolian People’s Party
76 candidates - Democratic Party
15 - Mongolian Green Party
74 - Our Coalition /Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party, Civil Will, Green Party, Mongolian Traditionally United Party/
72- NEW Party, Republican Party, True and Right Party, Mongolian National Democratic Party’s “NEW COALITION (SHINE)”
53 - Right Person Electorate Coalition /National Labor Party, Mongolian Social Democratic Party, Justice Party/
13 - Freedom for People Party
7 - Development Program Party
1 - United Patriots Party
34 – ‘Sahigtun! Constitution 19’ coalition /Mongolian Conservative Party, Mongolia for People’s Party/
1 - Love the People Party
3 - World Mongols Party
30 - Demos Party
24 - People’s Majority Governance Party
1 - The Great Unity Party
4 - Ger District Development Party
1 - Mongolian Capitalist Party
Out of all candidates, 455 or 75.08 percent are male and 151 or 24.92 percent are female.
As of previous parliamentary election held in 2016, a total of 498 people ran, and 14 percent or 69 were independent candidates, and 26 percent or 129 were women.