Campaigning for Mongolia‘s parliamentary elections began Tuesday after the country’s election commission approved a list of qualified candidates.
A total of 485 candidates from 13 political parties and four coalitions as well as 121 independent candidates are running for the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for June 24, the GEC said in a statement.
The commission said 75 percent of the candidates are male and 25 percent are female.
Mongolia’s parliament, the State Great Khural, is unicameral, consisting of 76 lawmakers with a four-year term.
The previous parliamentary elections in Mongolia were held in 2016.