ElectionGudie

Jan. 9, 2000 Held

Uzbekistan

Republic of Uzbekistan

Election for President

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At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Uzbekistan

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Islom KARIMOV
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Otkir SULTONOV
  • Assembly: Uzbekistan has a unicameral Supreme Assembly (Oliy Majlis) with 250 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 7-year term.
  • In the Supreme Assembly (Oliy Majlis) 250 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

Last Presidential election:

  • Last presidential election held on: December 29, 2001.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 24,102,473 (July 1999 est.)
  • Registered Voters: N/A

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 12,261,148 (1999)

·         Is Uzbekistan a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Uzbekistan ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (19 July 1995)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 17 (following the 1999 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 114 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Medium (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Uzbekistan a signatory to CRPD: Yes (27 February 2009)

·         Has Uzbekistan ratified CRPD: No

·         Population with a disability: 3,615,370 (est.)