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Uzbekistan Presidential election Results 2016 Voting Live Date Candidates Opinion Exit Poll

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Uzbekistan Presidential election Results 2016 Voting Live Date Candidates Opinion Exit Poll

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Uzbekistani Presidential election dates timeline 2016

Date: 4th December 2016

A presidential election will be held in Uzbekistan on 4 December 2016 following the official announcement of the death of incumbent President Islam Karimov on 2 September. The constitution mandated that the election be held within three months of Karimov's death


Uzbekistan Presidential election Results 2016

Candidate Party Votes %
Shavkat Mirziyoyev Liberal Democratic Party 15,906,724 90.29
Khatamjan Ketmanov People's Democratic Party 669,187 3.80
Narimon Urmanov Justice Social Democratic Party 619,972 3.52
Sarvar Otamuradov Uzbekistan National Revival Democratic Party 421,055 2.39
Invalid/blank votes 334,729
Total 17,951,667 100
Registered voters/turnout 20,461,805 87.73

Uzbekistan Presidential election Voting Results 2016 Live

Results would be updated on 5th December 2016

  1. By 7:00 pm – 86.6% Voter turnout i.e  17.6 million citizens out of 20 million 428 thousand 891 citizens on the voters lists have already voted.
  2. Democratic Party’s Sarvar Sadullaevich Otamuratov cast vote at Tashkent’s polling station 584.
  3. AT 10:00 am, 25% votes cast, more than 5 million 207 thousand 914 voters, out of 20 million 428 thousand 891 citizens on the voters lists have already voted.
  4. Polling stations at all 14 electoral districts opened their doors today at 06:00. 
  5. Elections shall be considered as valid, if not less than 33% of registered voters will take part in it. The candidate who receives more than half of the votes shall be considered as elected.
  6. Uzbekistan expected to elect Acting Presideny Shavkat Mirziyoyev, 13 year PM, after Islam Karimov's 27 years rule
  7. Uzbekistan is predominantly Sunni Muslim nation of 32 million might see fierce infighting over its leadership that could allow radical Islamists to rise to power or exploit the situation.
  8. In Sunday's election, Mirziyoyev faces three nominal rivals. Two of them, Hotamjon Ketmonov and Narimon Umarov challenged Karimov in past elections, each receiving about 3 percent of the vote.

Uzbekistan Presidential election Details 2016  

  1. The President of Uzbekistan is elected using the two-round system
  2. The CEC chairman added that over 500 international observers from 50 countries, as well as from a number of organizations like Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Organization of Islamic cooperation, were registered for elections.
  3. According to Abdusalomov, 14 district election commissions were established, and 21.4 million citizens were included in the list of voters.
  4. According to article 96 of the constitution, when a president is incapacitated or dies in office the Chairman of the Senate (currently Nigmatilla Yuldashev) should take over as acting President, before an election is held within three months. In the event, however, Yuldashev stood aside, and parliament on 8 September voted unanimously to appoint Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev as interim President.
  5. More than 98,000 people would work in the electoral commissions at all levels. All 9,383 voting stations are set ready for presidential elections.
  6. There are 500 international observers from 50 countries, as well as from a number of organizations like Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Organization of Islamic cooperation, were registered for elections.

  7. 14 district election commissions were established, and 21.4 million citizens were included in the list of voters.


Uzbekistan Presidential Candidates 2016  

  1. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, current Prime Minister of Uzbekistan and interim president; Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan nominee
  2. Sarvar Otamuradov, Uzbekistan National Revival Democratic Party nominee
  3. Narimon Urmanov, Justice Social Democratic Party (Adolat) nominee
  4. Khatamjan Ketmanov, People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan nominee 
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