CEC: Uzbekistan presidential elections recognized valid
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Elections of the President of Uzbekistan are recognized as valid as over 33/73% of voters casted their votes as of 11:00 of 4 December 2016, the press service of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan said.
As of 11:00 am from 20.429 million registered voters, over 33.73% voters have casted their votes in the presidential elections.
In accordance with Article 35 of the Law “On Elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan” elections of President of Uzbekistan declared valid, the CEC said. In line with the legislation of Uzbekistan, more than 33% of registered voters should turn up at the polls to recognize them as valid.
The voting process continues. The polling stations will work till 20:00 Tashkent time.
The Central Election Commission registered four candidates to the post of the President of Uzbekistan – from the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen - Liberal-Democratic Party of Uzbekistan – Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the People’s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan – Hotamjon Ketmonov, the Democratic Party of Uzbekistan "Milly Tiklanish" – Sarvar Otamuratov and the Social-democratic party "Adolat" – Narimon Umarov.