Early presidential elections start in Uzbekistan
Early voting has started at the presidential election in Uzbekistan.
Among the presidential candidates are the country’s Acting President Shavkat Mirziyoyev from the Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party, Sarvar Otamuratov from the Milly Tiklanish Party, Nariman Umarov from the Adolat Party and Hotamzhon Ketmonov from the People's Democratic Party.
In accordance with the law “On Uzbek presidential elections”, a voter who is unable to be present at his (her) place of residence on the election day, has the right to vote early. The early voting starts ten days before the election and ends one day before the election.
As many as 9381 polling stations were established for the presidential election in Uzbekistan, and 21.435 million persons are expected to cast their votes at these polling stations, according to the CEC of Uzbekistan, Trend reports.
Uzbekistan will hold an early presidential election on December 4 due to the death of ex-president Islam Karimov.