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Record Modified: Aug 02 2023

Dec. 22, 2019 Held

Uzbekistan

Republic of Uzbekistan

Election for Qonunchilik palatasi (Uzbekistani Legislative Chamber)

Results

Cast Votes:1,978,048
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Ecological Party of Uzbekistan (O`zbekiston ekologik partiyasi) 15 None

People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan) 22 None

Social Democratic Party (Adolat) 24 None

National Revival Democratic Party (O'zbekistan Milliy Tiklanish Demokratik Partiyasi) 36 None

Liberal Democratic Party (O'zbekiston Liberal Demokratik Partiyasi) 53 None

More Info:

At Stake in this Election:       

  • All 150 seats in Uzbekistan’s Legislative Chamber (Qonunchilik Palatasi

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Shavkat MIRZIYOYEV (since 17 May 2018)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Abdulla NigÊ»matovich ORIPOV (since 14 December 2016)
  • Assembly: Uzbekistan has a bicameral Supreme Assembly (Oliy Majlis) consisting of the Senate (Senat) with 100 seats and the Legislative Chamber (Qonunchilik Palatasi) with 150 seats.

Electoral System:

  • The President is elected by a popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the President, “approved” by parliament.
  • In the Senate, 84 members are elected by regional governing councils to serve 5-year terms and 16 members are appointed by the president.
  • In the Legislative Chamber, all 150 seats are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.*

** At least 33% of the electorate must turnout in each constituency for the election in that constituency to be a valid. If this does not happen a run off between the top two candidates is held. This also happens if no candidate receives an absolute majority in the first round.

Main Parties in this Election:                      

  • Milliy Tiklanish Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (National Revival)
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 36
  • Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan / O’zbekiston Liberal-Demokratik Partiyasi (LDPU) or (UzLiDeP)
    • Leader: Abdulla ARIPOV
    • Seats won in last election: 52
  • People’s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan / Xalq Demokratik Partiyas (NDP) or (PDPU) *
    • Leader: Hotamzhon KETMONOV
    • Seats won in last election: 27
  • Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan / O'zbekiston Ekologik Harakati (EMU)
    • Leader: Boriy ALIKHANOV
    • Seats won in last election: 15
  • Justice Social Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (Adolat)
    • Leader: Narimon UMAROV
    • Seats won in last election: 20

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 31,982,000 (2019 est.)[1]
  • Registered Voters: 20,789,572 (2014)[2]

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 16,532,000 (2019 est.)[3]
  • Is Uzbekistan a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Uzbekistan ratified CEDAW: Yes (19 July 1995)[4]
  • Gender Quota: Yes[5]
  • Female Candidates in this election:
  • Number of Female Legislators: 24 (16%)[6]
  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: 105[7]
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

  • Is Uzbekistan a signatory to CRPD: Yes (27 February 2009)[8]
  • Has Uzbekistan ratified CRPD: No
  • Estimated population with a disability: 4,379,991[9]