CEC: Over 3.6m voters cast their votes in presidential elections
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Over 3.6 million citizens of Uzbekistan cast their votes in the presidential elections as of 9:00 of 4 December 2016.
The Central Election Commission said that over 3.6 million voters of 20.249 million registered voters voted in the presidential elections, which makes up 17.72% of total voters.
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. 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 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.