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TASHKENT, March 29. /TASS/ The voter turnout in the presidential elections in Uzbekistan amounted to 91,01% of registered voters as of 20:00 local time (18:00 Moscow Time), when the polling stations across the country closed.
According to the Central Election Commission, more than 18,928,000 people took part in the voting.
During the elections to the lower house of the country’s parliament on December 21 the voter turnout amounted to 89%, with 18,400,000 voters casting their ballots.
Voting completed at the presidential elections in Uzbekistan at 20:00 local time (18:00 Moscow Times). More than more than 9,000 polling stations across the country closed.
Thanks to high voter turnout the elections were declared valid by 10:00 local time, with the turnout reaching 70% by midday. "During the parliamentary elections last December, 89% of voters cast their ballots, and the voter turnout has to be high during the current elections, since we see increased interest in the elections of the head of state," chairperson of a local polling station Nilufor Khusanbayeva told TASS.
Earlier on Sunday, head of Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission Mirzo-Ulugbek Abdusalomov told a press briefings that the elections were proceeding without violations of electoral legislation. "No irregularities have been reported by local polling stations," he said.