Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
An election campaign to Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, as well as regional, district and city Council of People’s Deputies will start in Uzbekistan on 15 September 2014.
Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Mirzo-Ulugbek Abdusalomov stated that the commission adopted corresponding resolution.
The election to Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, as well as regional, district and city Council of People’s Deputies will be held on 21 December 2014.
The head of CEC said that all events within the election campaign will be held strictly in line with the legislation of Uzbekistan.
The CEC set norm of voters per election constituency on elections to Legislative Chamber, which made up 154,000 voters per election constituency.
Local administrations should organize the election constituencies by 27 September 2014, the CEC said. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan should also submit to the CEC a proposal on creation of election constituencies abroad at the diplomatic missions.
The political parties should submit necessary documents to participate in elections till 12 October. The parties can nominate candidates from 17 October to 6 November. The registration will be closed on 16 November.
The voters should be notified on election day and venue till 11 December 2014. The early voting will be held on 11-19 December 2014.
The pre-election agitation campaign will start from the day of registration of candidate and end on 19 December 2014. The agitation campaign cannot be held on 20 and 21 December.
The voting will take place from 6:00 to 20:00 of 21 December. The results of election and list of elected MPs to Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, as well as regional, district and city Council of People’s Deputies will be published in mass media till 31 December.
If none of candidates collect necessary votes for election, the second round of election will be held on 4 January 2015.
Uzbekistan has bi-cameral parliament. Legislative Chamber has 150 deputies elected from territorial constituencies. Ecologic Movement of Uzbekistan receives 15 seats in parliament.
The Senate has 100 members, 84 elected from the regions, from the Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan and from the capital, Tashkent, and an additional 16 nominated by the President of Uzbekistan. Both houses have five-year terms.