Mongolians pick a new president Monday after a campaign marred by corruption scandals plaguing all three candidates, from jobs for cash to offshore accounts and donations from an alleged cult. Photo: AFP
Mongolians pick a new president Monday after a campaign marred by corruption scandals plaguing all three candidates, from jobs for cash to offshore accounts and donations from an alleged cult. Photo: AFP

analysis | ‘Crooks, liars and oligarchs’: corruption scandals and ethnic Chinese mud-slinging mar Mongolia's presidential vote

Frustrations around the negative campaigns have fuelled speculation that voters will cast an unprecedented number of blank ballots as a protest vote

Mongolians pick a new president Monday after a campaign marred by corruption scandals plaguing all three candidates, from jobs for cash to offshore accounts and donations from an alleged cult. Photo: AFP
Mongolians pick a new president Monday after a campaign marred by corruption scandals plaguing all three candidates, from jobs for cash to offshore accounts and donations from an alleged cult. Photo: AFP
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