Parliamentary and local elections will be held in Kazakhstan on January 10, 2021. Shortly before, a number of changes were introduced in the election legislation.
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Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev outlined three main features of these elections in his speech on October 21, 2020:
- the parliamentary opposition institution is introduced,
- a 30% quota for women and youth in party lists is introduced
- elections to maslikhats [local legislative bodies – Tr.] will now also be held according to party lists.