The final turnout in the presidential elections in Uzbekistan was 91%
Almaty. March 30. Silkroadnews - The final turnout in the presidential elections of Uzbekistan at the time of the polls close at 20.00 local time amounted to 91.01%, or 18.9 million people, reported KazTAG citing the press-center of the CEC of the country.
"Preliminary results of the presidential elections, the CEC will anouncec at a briefing in the afternoon on Monday", - said the agency representative of the Central Election Commission.
In the country acted 9014 polling stations which were opened at 06.00 of the local time and closed at 20.00 on March 29. 44 polling stations were opened for voting in 36 foreign countries. The presidential election was declared valid at 10:00 of the local time, while the CEC announced turnout of 36% of voters.
In another presidential elections, which were held in Uzbekistan for the fourth time, attended four candidates: incumbent President Islam Karimov, nominated by the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan; Hatamzhon Ketmonov (People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan); Akmal Saidov (Nationally Democratic Party "Milly Tiklanish" ("National Revival")) and Narimon Umarov (Social Democratic Party "Adolat" ("Justice"). In previous elections, in 2007, Karimov won the first round collecting 90.76% of the vote.