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December 26, 2014
Speech by Deputy Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan S.Artikova at the Briefing for Representatives of Domestic and Foreign Media, on the Results of Elections to the Legislative Chamber of the Parliament of Uzbekistan
Dear participants of the briefing!

Ladies and gentlemen!

Elections to the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, regional, district and city Kengashes (Councils) of people\'s deputies, which was held in December 21 2014, in full compliance with the requirements of the national electoral legislation, democratic principles of openness, transparency and alternative.

The high appreciation was given by the mission of observers from 5 international organizations - the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the Association World of election bodies and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, as well as such an assessment was given by foreign observers in their interviews to mass media. It is important that the voters of Uzbekistan recognize all the conditions, which were provided for them to use of constitutional rights.

It should be noted that the Central Election Commission have not been reported any information about violations of the electoral legislation that could affect to the outcome of the elections.

Today at its meeting the Central Election Commission in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan \"On elections to the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan\" was reviewed the results of the elections to the lower house of Parliament and registered to the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, elected in electoral districts and the Conference of the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan.

From the 135 electoral districts for elections to the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the parliamentary mandate in 127 electoral districts per four candidate, and in 8 electoral districts per three candidate.

To the voters’ lists across the country were included the 20,789,572 citizens and 18,490,245 of them took part in the elections or it is equal to 88.94% of voters.

According to the results of voting in 113 electoral districts elected to the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan. 47 are elected from the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen - Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan, 28 - the Democratic Party of Uzbekistan \"Milly Tiklanish\" 21 - the People\'s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan, 17 - the Social Democratic Party \"Adolat\".

Among the 128 elected deputies, - 21 are women. - 38 were deputies of the previous convocation of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan. On December 21 According to the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan \"On elections to the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan\" was held the Conference of the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan, where 15 deputies have been elected to the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan.

Among the elected deputies – 31 people are representatives of åthe economic sphere, education – 26, lawyers – 33, representatives of the production’s sphere – 21, the health care system – 7, non-governmental organizations – 3 and other areas – 7.

By age: up to 29 years – 6 people, 30-39 years old – 39, 40-49 – 44, 50 and over – 39.

43 have the master\'s degree and Ph.D.

The deputies are representatives of different ethnic Uzbeks, Karakalpak, Russian, Tajiks, Kazakhs, Koreans.

Dear participants of the briefing!

In 22 electoral districts for elections of deputies to the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, none of the candidates receives the required number of votes to be elected.

In this regard, the Central Election Commission adopted a decision to approve the program of measures for the preparation and holding the revote on January 4, 2015.

In accordance with this revote will be held in the Republic of Karakalpakstan, Andijan, Bukhara, Jizzakh, Navoi, Samarkand, Syrdarya, Khorezm, Kashkadarya and Tashkent city – per one district, in Namangan and Tashkent regions - per two districts, in the Fergana region – per three districts, in Surkhandarya - per five districts.

According to the legislation in each of the 22 districts, the revote will be held on the two candidates who received the large number of votes in main elections.

Revote will be held on the 15 candidates from the Democratic Party of Uzbekistan \"Milly Tiklanish\", 11 candidates from the People\'s Democratic Party, 9 candidates from the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen - Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan, 9 candidates for deputies the Social Democratic party of Uzbekistan \"Adolat\".

The candidate who received during the revote the largest number of votes on the comparison with other candidates is elected.

Resolution of the Central Election Commission on the registration of the elected deputies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis and the revote will be published in print.

Thank you for your attention!

December 25, 2014 17.00.

(Source: Republican Press Center on Coverage of the Elections of)


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