According to Kazakhstan's Central Election Commission (CEC), voters will cast ballots for Toleutai Rakhimbekov from the political party Auyl; Zhambyl Akhmetbekov, from the Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan; Sadybek Tughel, from the "the Eagles of the Great Steppe"; Amangeldy Taspikhov, from the ruling party Nur Otan; and political activist Amirjan Kosanov.
The presidential hopefuls needed to provide signatures of at least 1 percent of the country's voters in order to be registered. With 11.8 million eligible voters in Kazakhstan as of 1 January 2019, a candidate needed a minimum of 118,100 signatures according to local legislation,
Notably, the Central Election Commission also registered the first-ever female presidential candidate in the country’s history. Daniya Espaeva aged 58 and a member of the lower chamber of the Kazakh parliament from the Ak Zhol Democratic Party, will run for president on 9 June.