- The Central Electoral Commission has made available voting lists and other administrative information. AzerTAg, the state information agency, notes that President Aliyev met with the "Ad Hoc Committee" that will observe the referendum and that the CEC Director met with the CIS observation mission. In total, around 170 international observers and 47,000 domestic observers are expected to participate.
- Day.az has an interview with a presidential advisor who promises that the referendum will meet international standards.
- Trend News has several articles about the referendum, including stories about the New Azerbaijan Party's confidence in high turnout and high levels of support and opposition plans to observe the voting process.
- The BBC has a video covering the basics of Azerbaijan's politics.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
As the March 18 constitutional referendum quietly approaches, official bodies and news sites are covering the vote: