PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 2016
December 22, 2014
Speech by the Chairman of Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan M.Abdusalomov at the Briefing for Foreign and International Observers, Representatives of Domestic and Foreign Media
Today at 20:00 at the polling stations on election of deputies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis and the representative bodies of state power at the local voting completed.
Voting continues only at the polling stations formed at representations of the Republic of Uzbekistane in some European countries and the United States.
According to the preliminary data, more than 18 million voters took part in the elections, which makes up more than 88 percent of total number of voters included in the lists.
The Conference of the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan in the nomination and election of 15 members of the Legislative Chamber of the Parliament of the Ecological Movement continues counting and determination of election results.
It should be emphasized that the elections of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan were conducted in compliance with all democratic norms and principles fixed in the Constitution of Uzbekistan and the laws on elections.
Currently at the polling stations in accordance with Article 42 of the Law \"On elections to the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan\" votes counting process continues separately for each candidate for deputy of the lower house of parliament.
As it was already reported, over 300 international and foreign observers from 50 countries and five international organizations are attending the elections.
In addition, in the elections to the Legislative Chamber participate more than 70,000 observers and authorized representatives of political parties that nominated candidates. In accordance with the law also authorized representatives of political parties participates in the vote counting at polling stations.
No reports of electoral violations have been recieved from regions during the elections.
Preliminary results of the elections of the members of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan will be published at 15.00, December 22.
(Source: Republican press center on the coverage of the elections)