PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 2016
January 20, 2015
All political parties to participate in presidential elections
All political parties of Uzbekistan received permissions to participate in presidential elections, the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan said.
The CEC said that it held a session on 19 January 2015, which considered participation of political parties in presidential elections and nomination of candidates to the post of the President.
In line with the article 24¹ of the law “On elections of the President of Uzbekistan”, political parties have right to nominate candidates to the President of Uzbekistan. At the same time, the parties can nominate presidential candidates if they registered by the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan six months before announcement of presidential elections campaign.
The CEC noted that the movement of entrepreneurs and business people – The Liberal-Democratic party of Uzbekistan (UzLiDeP), Democratic Party of Uzbekistan “Milliy Tiklanish”, People’s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan and Social Democratic Party of Uzbekistan “Adolat” submitted documents to the Central Election Commission to participate in the presidential elections.
At the session, the CEC adopted decision on allowing all four political parties to participate in presidential elections. The parties received registration certificates and blanks for signatures.