The preliminary results of the Presidential elections in Uzbekistan, held on October 24, were announced at a briefing of the Central Election Commission.
CEC Chairman Zayniddin Nizamkhodjayev noted that the elections once again demonstrated the growing political thinking, public activity and cultural level of Uzbekistan people.
16,212,343 voters out of 20,158,907 voters included in the lists, took part in the elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, including our compatriots who voted abroad. This is 80.4% of the total number of voters.
421,176 voters took advantage of the opportunity to vote early on 14-20 October this year.
According to preliminary data, the candidates:
Bakhrom Abdukhalimov from the Social Democratic Party of Uzbekistan “Adolat” got 3.4%;
Narzullo Oblomurodov from the Ecological Party of Uzbekistan – 4.1%;
Alisher Qodirov from the Democratic Party of Uzbekistan “Milliy Tiklanish” – 5.5%;
Maqsuda Vorisova from the People’s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan – 6.6%;
The candidate from the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businesspeople – the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received 80.1% of the vote.
“According to the Election Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a candidate who receives more than half of the votes, that is, more than 50 percent of the votes, is considered the President-elect”, the CEC Chairman said. – Based on this information, we inform that Shavkat Mirziyoyev, a candidate from the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businesspeople – the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan, won a convincing victory with 80.1% of the vote and is elected President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Let me, on behalf of the Central Election Commission, sincerely congratulate Shavkat Mirziyoyev on this brilliant victory”.