Presidential vote outcome presented in Turkmenistan
The Turkmen Central Election Commission (CEC) reported on the results of the presidential election held last Sunday.
Chairman of the Central Election Committee Gulmyrat Myradov during the joint session of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State Security Council of Turkmenistan said that Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov won 97.69% of the vote.
Deputy Chairman of the State Association of Food Industry Maksat Annanepesov won the maximum of 1.02%, the Head of Mary Velayat Committee of the Agrarian Party Durdygylych Orazov won the minimum of 0.06%.
According to the Article 76 of the Election Code of Turkmenistan, the Central Elections Committee announced Gurbanguly Myalikguliyevich Berdimuhamedov as President of Turkmenistan with an absolute majority of votes.