What are the requirements for the deputies of the Mazhilis

January 22, 2023

According to the Constitutional Law "On Elections in the Republic of Kazakhstan", 69 deputies of the Mazhilis are elected - on the territory of a single national electoral district, 29 deputies - on single-mandate territorial electoral districts.

Requirements for candidates to the Mazhilismen:
  • citizen of Kazakhstan;
  • permanent resident in Kazakhstan for the last 10 years;
  • over 25 years old.
Grounds for refusal to nominate a candidate:
  • a criminal record that has not been extinguished or removed in accordance with the procedure established by law;
  • the commission of a corruption crime and a corruption offense recognized by the court in accordance with the procedure established by law.
Candidates for deputies of the maslikhat have the same requirements, except for age – the candidate must be over 20 years old.