PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 2016
September 27, 2016
DISTRICT ELECTION COMMISSIONS CONVENE FOR FIRST SESSIONS
District commissions for elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan convened for their first sessions September 25-27 in the Republic of Karakalpakstan, provinces and the city of Tashkent.
During the meetings, members of the commissions discussed the objectives arising from the requirements of the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan” and the Program of Main Activities for Preparations and Holding of Elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan that was approved by the Central Election Commission.
Worth reminding is that the electoral campaign for the presidential ballot officially began on September 9. The Central Election Commission has set up constituencies and approved the individual composition of district electoral commissions.
In accordance with the Program of Main Activities for Preparations and Holding of Elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, district electoral commissions approved at their sessions action plans designed to prepare for the forthcoming vote. In addition, members of the commissions distributed individual missions among themselves.
It was stressed during the sessions that all the activities related to the preparations and holding of elections are carried out openly and publicly, in full compliance with the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan”. Due decisions have been made on the establishment of press centers of district electoral commissions.
The session participants also discussed important challenges facing the members of district electoral commissions, including those concerning the establishment of polling stations for the presidential ballot.
Following the meetings, district electoral commissions briefed the mass media on the outcomes of their sessions.
(Source: Republican Press Center on Covering the Elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan)