Preliminary results of Uzbekistan’s presidential polls to be announced today

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Preliminary results of Sunday's presidential elections in Uzbekistan will be announced at 16:00 local time on Monday, TASS reported on Sunday citing chairman of Uzbekistan's Central Election Commission (CEC) Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov.

On December 5 a briefing will be held at 16:00 to announce preliminary results of the presidential elections, he said.

According to Abdusalomov, the voter turnout was 87.83% as 17,941,955 voters took part in the polls. He has noted that Uzbekistan's citizens demonstrated high political activity as the threshold of 33% needed to recognize the elections as valid was exceeded by eleven in the morning of December 4.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan