Shavkat Mirziyoyev Wins Presidential Election in Uzbekistan

According to the Uzbekistan Central Election Commission (CEC), Shavkat Mirziyoyev secured victory in the country's first-ever early presidential election with 87.05% of the votes, while voter turnout marked the lowest since 2016 at 79.88%.

10/07/2023 - 19:40

The incumbent President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, emerged triumphant in the historic early presidential election, as reported by, citing

Zainiddin Nizamkhodjaev, the head of the CEC, announced that Shavkat Mirziyoyev garnered the support of 13,625,055 individuals.

"These elections were conducted based on international norms and standards, as well as the national electoral legislation, fully in line with democratic principles such as openness, transparency, freedom, and fairness, and were conducted in a celebratory atmosphere," he affirmed.

A total of 15,651,405 voters participated in the election, representing 79.88% of the total 19,593,838 eligible voters. The highest turnout was recorded in the Jizzakh region at 85.28%, while the lowest was in Tashkent at 72.97%.

Robokhon Mahmudova, nominated by the Social Democratic Party "Adolat" ("Justice"), received 4.43% of the votes. Ulugbek Inoyatov, the candidate from the People's Democratic Party and its leader, secured 4.2% of the votes. Abdushukur Hamzaev, the candidate from the Ecological Party of Uzbekistan, obtained 3.74% of the votes.



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