Amendments to the election law approved


Proposed amendments to the law on parliamentary elections in Mongolia were discussed during the plenary meeting of Parliament on Friday, and parliamentarians passed the changes to the general Law on Elections with 86.7 percent approval.
Draft documents and suggested changes for the law on parliamentary elections were submitted by R.Burmaa and 15 other parliamentary members (MPs). MP Su.Batbold and six other MPs submitted amendments on November 6, and 10 MPs led by O.Baasankhuu presented draft amendments on November 13.
The changes proposed were discussed in their entirety during a meeting of the Standing Committee on State Structure on December 24. According to the standing committee, the changes embrace a proportional voting system, and outline that election days must be fixed at least 150 days in advance. The new guideline on determining election day called for a speedy vote on the amendments in time for the upcoming 2016 elections.

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