Information on elections

On 9 July, presidential elections were held in Uzbekistan. The results are as follows:

Electoral results

Shavkat Mirziyoyev- Independent: 13,625,055 votes, 87.71%
Robaxon Maxmudova - Justice Social Democratic Party: 693,634 votes, 4.47%
Ulugbek Inoyatov - People's Democratic Party: 629,116 votes, 4.05%
Abdushukur Xamzayev - Ecological Party of Uzbekistan: 585,711 votes, 3.77%

About the electoral system
In Uzbekistan, the President is chosen through a two-round voting process. If no candidate wins more than half the votes in the initial round, a second round is held between the top two candidates.

Selected articles

Uzbekistan’s presidential election lacked genuine political competition despite some efforts to reform, international observers says, 10 July, (OSCE)

Uzbek president re-elected for seven-year term in snap election, 10 July, (Al Jazeera)

Uzbek president cements power with election win, 10 July, (EURACTIV)