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Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov©
President Nazarbayev urges to be cautious when raising pensions and social welfare payments

Nowadays we should take into account what is happening in the world [in terms of economy]: President Nazarbayev.

President Nazarbayev urges to be cautious when raising pensions and social welfare payments
Majilis. Daniyal Okassov ©
New Majilis opens its first session

The majilismen are expected to form the governing bodies of the chamber and take a motion of no/confidence in the current Government.

New Majilis opens its first session
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov©
More women in new Majilis

New Majilis proportionally represents all regions and number of representatives of different ethnic groups, women and young people is increased.

More women in new Majilis
Majilis deputies Vladislav Kossarev (Communist Party), Nurlan Nigmatullin (Nur Otan) and Azat Peruashev (Ak Zhol)
Kazakhstan CEC registered Majilis deputies

On January 18, 2012 Kazakhstan Central Election Commission registered Majilis deputies.

Kazakhstan CEC registered Majilis deputies
Aleksey Vlassov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
New Majilis advised to prioritize countering terrorism

Russian expert Aleksey Vlassov talked about priority tasks that have to be set for the new Majilis.

New Majilis advised to prioritize countering terrorism
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Vladimir Dmitriyev ©
First session of the new Parliament to open January 20

According to the legislation, the country’s Majilis (lower chamber) is to hold a vote of confidence in the government.

First session of the new Parliament to open January 20
©Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan CEC distributed Majilis mandates

Kazakhstan Central Election Commission distributed deputy mandates among three parties elected to the Majilis.

Kazakhstan CEC distributed Majilis mandates
Voting. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Three parties get into Kazakhstan parliament: Exit poll

Institute of Social-Political Researches announced the results of its exit poll during Kazakhstan parliamentary elections.

Three parties get into Kazakhstan parliament: Exit poll
Counting votes. ©REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
Kazakhstan CEC announced preliminary results of elections

Kazakhstan Central Election Commission has announced preliminary results of the parliamentary elections.

Kazakhstan CEC announced preliminary results of elections
Kuandyk Turgankulov. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Preliminary voter turnout results announced

According to preliminary calculations parliamentary elections voter turnout in Kazakhstan made 75.1 percent.

Preliminary voter turnout results announced
Photo by Danial Okassov©
Voting completed in most of the regions of Kazakhstan

At 8 p.m. Astana time most of the regions of Kazakhstan completing voting in the elections of the Majilis and Maslikhats.

Voting completed in most of the regions of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan voters casting ballots. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Voter turnout reached 70% in Kazakhstan

As of 4 p.m. on January 15 6.223.525 people in Kazakhstan cast their ballots. This is 66.9 percent of the overall number of voters.

Voter turnout reached 70% in Kazakhstan
At 3 p.m. the CEC announced voter turnout. Photo by Danial Okassov©
More than half of voters have voted in Kazakhstan

By 2 p.m. Astana time voter turnout in Kazakhstan made 55.5 percent.

More than half of voters have voted in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan citizens voting in the elections. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Voter turnout exceeded 35%

By noon Astana time voter turnout reached 35.3 percent.

Voter turnout exceeded 35%
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
CEC announced first turnout results

The Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan has announced first turnout results.

CEC announced first turnout results
©Danial Okassov
Kazakhstan is electing its parliament

Today Kazakhstan is electing member of the Majilis (lower chamber of the Parliament), and Maslikhats (local representative authorities).

Kazakhstan is electing its parliament
Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan CEC will report on turnover every 2 hours on January 15

The press-service will be reporting on the voter turnover every two hours: CEC.

Kazakhstan CEC will report on turnover every 2 hours on January 15
135 foreign journalists and 789 international observers accredited for elections in Kazakhstan
135 foreign journalists and 789 international observers accredited for elections in Kazakhstan

135 foreign journalists have been registered for the Majilis and Maslikhat elections on January 15, 2012: Foreign Ministry.

135 foreign journalists and 789 international observers accredited for elections in Kazakhstan
Snapshot of TV-debates from Khabar channel
SCO observers watched TV-debates of Kazakhstan parties

SCO observers watched TV-debates of Kazakhstan parties and shared their opinions at the meeting in the Central Election Commission.

SCO observers watched TV-debates of Kazakhstan parties
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan will have 56 polling stations abroad on January 15

56 polling stations will operate outside Kazakhstan on January 15.

Kazakhstan will have 56 polling stations abroad on January 15