A press conference on the preliminary results of the early presidential election of the Republic of Uzbekistan was held today in our capital by the Bureau of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
As it was noted at the event, on May 8, the decree of the President “On appointment of early election of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan” was adopted. With this decree, it was determined that the election of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan will be held ahead of schedule on July 9, 2023. The Election Code stipulates that if the President calls for an election of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan ahead of schedule, the election will be held within two months in full compliance with the Election Code. In this case, the Central Election Commission will determine the terms of preparation for the election and the implementation of measures for its holding. Preparation for the election begins with the organizational work provided for in the national legislation. The election campaign for the presidential election was started by the Central Election Commission on May 10, 2023 ahead of schedule. In this way, preparations for a free and fair, open and transparent presidential election in the country began. All work related to the holding of the presidential election was carried out by the Central Election Commission and district and precinct election commissions in accordance with the Constitution, the Election Code, decisions of the Central Election Commission, as well as the calendar plan.
It was ensured that voters and political parties were quickly informed about the order, stages and duration of the activities related to the preparation and holding of the election through mass media.