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Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected President

Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission has confirmed that Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has won the presidential election held on Sunday. Mirziyoyev of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party took 88.61% of the […]

Uzbekistan elects a successor to Islam Karimov

Following the death of Islam Karimov on 2nd September Uzbekistan is going to the polls today to elect a new president. There are four candidates in the running but realistically […]

Presidential 2016

An election has been announced for 4 December 2016. Results will be published here.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev appointed interim President; election on 4th December

Uzbekistan’s parliament has appointed Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev as the country’s interim president following the death of Islam Karimov last week. The job should have gone to President of the […]

Karimov dead as succession battle begins

President Islam Karimov has died, leaving a succession battle in this highly patronage based and insular country. Although the official announcement said that he had died on 2nd September it […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Uzbekistan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Uzbekistan Press Release No. 15/414 September 15, 2015 On August 31, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

Karimov elected President

Incumbent President Islam Karimov has won Sunday’s Presidential election. Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) M. Abdusalomov announced that incumbent Karimov, who has been in power since 1990, took […]

Presidential 2015

An election took place on 29 March 2015. Islam Karimov (Liberal Democratic Party) 90.39% Akmal Saidov (National Revival Democratic Party) 3.08% Khatamjan Ketmanov (People’s Democratic Party) 2.92% Nariman Umarov (Justice […]

Islam Karimov expects to be re-elected today for a fourth term

A total of 20,798,520 eligible voters will go to the 9,016 polling stations in Uzbekistan today to elect a new President. A further 44 polling stations were opened in Embassies […]

Senate elections today and tomorrow

The indirect election for the 100 members of Uzbekistan’s upper house or Senate starts today and will finish tomorrow. The Senate (Oliy Majlis) is elected by legislators from the national […]

Final results of Legislative Chamber elections

Following the second round of voting last Sunday (4th January) the final results of the Uzbek general election have been announced by the country’s Central Election Commission (CEC). The first […]

Parliamentary 2014-2015

Elections to the Legislative Chamber took place in two rounds on 21 December 2014 and 4 January 2015. Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party (O’zbekiston Liberal Demokratik Partiyasi, O’zlidep) 52 Uzbekistan National Revival […]

Results of General Election completed for 113 constituencies

Around 18.4 million people, about 89% of the eligible voters turned out to vote in the legislative elections on Sunday. Preliminary results suggest that 113 MPs were elected with 22 […]

Parliamentary elections underway in Uzbekistan

Elections to the 150 seat Legislative Chamber, the lower chamber of parliament, Olij Mazhlis, as well as to councils of representatives in the country’s provinces, districts, and cities are taking […]

Parliamentary election to be held on 21st December

A parliamentary election will be held in Uzbekistan on 21st December with a second round in January 2015. Provincial and district elections will take place on the same day. The […]

Alisher Vakhabov is new Higher Education Minister

President Islam Karimov has appointed Alisher Vakhabov as the new Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education. He replaces Bahodir Hodiev who has been appointed as a State Advisor to […]