The Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan announced that early voting for the upcoming presidential election will take place from June 28 to July 5. Voters unable to be present on election day are eligible to participate in early voting.
The Central Election Commission (CEC) approved the ballot form and text for the July 9 presidential election in Uzbekistan. Video broadcasting will be available from up to two polling stations in each district and city of the country.
All five political parties in Uzbekistan received permission from the Central Election Commission to participate in the early presidential elections scheduled on July 9.
The campaign for the early presidential election, which will take place on July 9, was officially launched by the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan. The deadline for registering candidates is June 6.
The Central Election Commission and political parties in Uzbekistan begun preparations for early presidential elections scheduled for 9 July. The CEC plans to announce the start of the election campaign on 10 May. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev announced the early election on May 8.
The CEC invalidated 3 polling stations' results for Uzbekistan’s constitutional referendum due to serious violations. However, the CEC stated that these irregularities do not affect the referendum’s validity, with a 84.54% turnout and 90.21% in favour of the amendment.
According to the preliminary results shared by Zayniddin Nizamkhojaev, the Chairman of the Central Election Commission, the voter turnout for the referendum on Uzbekistan’s new Constitution held on April 30 was 84.54%. 90.21% of voters voted to change the constitution, while 9.35% voted against it.
The CEC has launched an investigation into a video showing a polling station member ticking “Yes” on several ballot papers in a row. The CEC has accused her of filling in 16 ballots illegally on behalf of family members. The Prosecutor’s Office is involved in the investigation.
As of 17:00, over 81.39% of registered voters participated in Uzbekistan’s constitutional referendum. The Deputy Chairman of the CEC confirmed that some irregularities occurred at some polling stations. The CEC also found inaccurate information among the reported irregularities.
As of 15:00, over 14 million registered voters, equivalent to 73.17%, cast their votes in Uzbekistan’s referendum on the revised Constitution across 1,758 polling stations. CEC Deputy Chairman Bakhrom Kuchkarov said the commission was looking into reports of possible irregularities.
Deputy Head of the Central Election Commission, Bakhrom Kuchkarov, has announced that the referendum on Uzbekistan’s new constitution has been deemed valid. As of 13:00, over 12 million voters, which constitutes 62.24% of the total number of eligible voters, had participated in the referendum.
Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) plans to introduce live video broadcasts and pilot biometric identification during the constitutional amendments referendum, ensuring transparency and enhanced voter identification across the nation’s polling stations.
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