Early elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan were held on July 9.
The presidential elections of the Republic of Uzbekistan were held on the basis of international criteria and standards, in full compliance with national electoral legislation, with universally recognized democratic principles such as openness, transparency, freedom and justice.
The current President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, won the election again.
According to the Electoral Code , the elected The candidate who has received more than 50 percent of the votes of the voters who took part in the election is considered to be the President.
On the basis of these data, Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev, a candidate from the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Business People – the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan, with the largest number of votes – 87.5%, won the elections held on an alternative basis and was elected President of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the third time.
Candidates from four parties took part in the election campaign:
- Presidential candidate from the People’s Democratic Party (HDPU)- INOYATOV ULUGBEK ILYASOVICH.
- Presidential candidate from the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Business People — Liberal Democratic Party (UzLiDeP) – MIRZIYOYEV SHAVKAT MIROMONOVICH
- Presidential candidate from the Social Democratic Party Adolat-MAKHMUDOVA ROBAKHON ANVAROVNA
- Presidential candidate from Ecological Party (UEP) – KHAMZAEV ABDUSHUKUR KHUDOIKULOVICH
According to the CEC of Uzbekistan, more than 19.5 million people are included in the voter lists, 14 district election commissions have been formed, 10,784 polling stations have been created.
Earlier, the online publication “Embassy Life” covered the pre-election campaign of the early elections of the President of Uzbekistan
Recall that the early presidential elections in Uzbekistan were announced after the constitutional referendum, which was held on April 30, 2023. and passed based on the requirements of the updated Constitution.
To the updated New articles have been introduced into the Constitution aimed at ensuring the rights of citizens to vote and be elected more widely, and improving the national electoral system.
It should be noted that in recent years there have been serious changes in the national electoral legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
According to the CEC of Uzbekistan, a total of about 800 international observers observed the presidential elections, including from fifteen international organizations and from 47 countries, including the Commonwealth of Independent States and the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and the Bureau for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, the Shanghai cooperation organizations, the Organization of Turkic States, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic Council, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
In particular, CIS Secretary General Sergey Lebedev shared the interim results of observations of the presidential elections in Uzbekistan.
“To the great satisfaction of election observers and organizers, there are no comments on the voting process. From 40 to 50 percent of voters have already cast their votes. In the evening we will prepare a final statement on the results of our observation of the elections,” the CIS Secretary General said.
53,677 representatives of political parties and citizens’ self-governing bodies took part in the elections and directly observed them.
1400 representatives of local and foreign media watched and covered this event.
Among the media representatives was the Editor-in-Chief of the Online publication “Embassy Life” Marat Shakirzyanov.
The editor-in-chief of the Online publication “Embassy Life” Marat Shakirzyanov got acquainted with the activities of the 7th Samarkand District Election Commission and the press center for the early elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
“I witnessed a very high level of preparation for the elections in Uzbekistan. I believe that the presidential elections will be held in accordance with international standards,” said Marat Shakirzyanov.
The editor-in-chief felt the high level of training personally. He was urgently provided with medical assistance at this polling station.
Marat Ildusovich expresses gratitude to the therapist Sattarova Yulduz Abruevna.
Marat Shakirzyanov also visited several polling stations in Tashkent, in particular the polling station located at school No. 110.
The editor-in-chief noted that ballot papers for the visually impaired were provided at the polling stations using the Braille alphabet system, which complies with international standards.
The practice of holding elections in Uzbekistan has been consistently improved and the quality of elections has risen to a new, higher level, International experts say.
At the same time, the early presidential elections held for the first time in the history of Uzbekistan, their organization in a relatively short time and holding at the level of international requirements showed the high potential and efficiency of the country’s electoral system and relevant organizations.
Early Presidential elections of the Republic of Uzbekistan in numbers:
Of the 19,593,838 citizens included in the voter list, including compatriots who voted abroad, 15,651,405 voters took part in the presidential elections of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which is 79.88% of the total number of voters.
The voters of the Jizzakh region showed the greatest activity in the republic, that is, 85.28%.
The lowest indicator was in the city of Tashkent — 72, 97%.
Presidential candidates of the Republic of Uzbekistan nominated by political parties received the following number of votes:
Ulugbek Ilyasovich Inoyatov, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan – 629,116 votes or 4.02 %;
Robakhon Anvarovna Makhmudova, candidate of the Social Democratic Party of Uzbekistan “Adolat” – 693,634 votes or 4.43 %;
Mirziyoyev Shavkat Miromonovich, candidate Movement of Entrepreneurs and Business People – Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan – 13,625,55 votes or 87.5 %;
Abdushukur Khudoikulovich Khamzaev, candidate of the Ecological Party of Uzbekistan – 585,711 votes or 3.74%. The number of ballots declared invalid was 117,889, or 0.76%.
The online publication “Embassy Life” sincerely congratulates Mirziyoyev Shavkat Miromonovich on the occasion of his re-election as President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and wishes the people of Uzbekistan prosperity and well-being.