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Article 128
 

Right to Nominate Presidential Candidates The right to nominate presidential candidates shall be granted to: a political party that in the previous parliamentary election had at least one candidate chosen for parliament from their list of candidates;  a constituency association established by at least 20000 enfranchisedp ersons. Any enfranchised person can be member of only one constituency association at a time. If a person is member of two or more constituency associations, the electoral district committee must erase that person’s name from all charters. A party or a constituency association entitled to nominate a presidential candidate may only nominate one candidate. Parties and constituency associations can nominate the same candidate. No electoral alliances or joint lists shall be established to nominate a common candidate. All candidates are nominated nationally.