On June 4, Chairman of the ruling Nur Otan party Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree on holding internal party election from August 17 till October 3, 2020, Toppress.kz correspondent reports citing the party’s First Deputy Chairman Bauyrzhan Baibek.
“The main goal of the primaries is to identify, on the basis of competition, new leaders for further formation of the party lists in the upcoming elections to the Mazhilis and maslikhats of all levels. After an active study of international best practices and wide discussion among members of the Nur Otan’s political council, the rules for conducting primaries were adopted,” he explained.
“At the upcoming primaries, online voting will be held along with the traditional one. The rules will be published on the official Nur Otan website. In the near future, training will begin for those wishing to participate in the internal party election,” Bauyrzhan Baibek said. The School of Political Management will organize online seminars on communication skills, working with voters, public speaking, etc.