Uzbekistan is ready to hold elections to the legislative chamber of the parliament (Oliy Majlis) Dec. 21, the Chairman of Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov said Dec. 17. He made the remarks at a briefing for the diplomatic corps, representatives of international organizations accredited as observers, and the media. “The activity program for preparation and holding of elections, adopted in May, allowed organizing the entire electoral process at a high democracy level, to provide conditions for full realization of the citizens’ electoral rights and the active participation of political parties in the formation of public bodies,” he said.
He said some 135 constituencies, for an average of 154,000 voters in one district, have been created.
Abdusalomov also said that some 9,035,000 polling stations have been created as well, with 44 of them being at Uzbekistan’s representative offices in foreign countries.
Precinct election commissions have made the complete lists of voters – a total of 20, 789,572 citizens. All the voters have been informed about the place and date of voting. The voters that are not able to be in the place of residence on the election day, have the right of early voting on Dec.11-19.
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