Voter turnout in Uzbek regions was between 86-89%

POLITICS 05 December 2016 834

Citizens of Uzbekistan showed high political activity in the presidential elections, which were held on 4 December, the data of the Central Election Commission showed.

According to the preliminary data of the CEC, over 17.941 million voters cast their ballots in the presidential elections, which makes up 87.83% from total number of registered voters.

The data of the CEC shows that voter turnout was higher than 86% in all regions of Uzbekistan.

The highest voter turnout was registered in Jizzakh region (89.29%) and Syrdarya region (88.98%). In other regions, voter turnout was between 86% and 88%.

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.

 

Region

Voters, who cast ballots

Voter turnout in %

Republic of Karakalpakstan

1 003 143

86.99

Andijan region

1 609 862

86.96

Bukhara region

1 063 253

87.23

Jizzakh region

727 676

89,29

Navoi region

550 362

87.63

Namangan region

1 416 937

86.61

Samarkand region

1 968 395

88.67

Syrdarya region

4 301 82

88.98

Surkhandarya region

1 313 644

87.72

Tashkent region

1 686 232

88.21

Ferghana region

2 089 141

87.63

Khorezm region

942 759

88.31

Kashkadarya region

1 723 847

88.35

Tashkent city

1 416 522

87.81

 

 

 

Total

17 941 955

87.83

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