Mongolia's election commission registers presidential candidates

Source: Xinhua| 2021-05-08 18:57:04|Editor: huaxia
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ULAN BATOR, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia's General Election Commission has officially registered three politicians as candidates for the upcoming presidential election, local media reported Saturday.

The commission approved Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, chairman of the ruling Mongolian People's Party, Sodnomzundui Erdene, former chairman of the opposition Democratic Party, and Dangaasuren Enkhbat, former legislator, as presidential candidates.

Enkhbat is the candidate from the Right Person Electorate Coalition, which won one seat in the regular parliamentary elections held in June 2020.

Political parties or coalitions that have at least one seat in parliament are eligible to nominate their candidates for the presidential election.

Mongolia has set June 9 as the date for its next presidential election. Enditem