2019–20 Uzbek parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Uzbekistan on 22 December 2019, with a second round in 25 of the 150 constituencies on 5 January 2020.[1] They were the first elections to be held after the death of Islam Karimov in 2016.[2] The ruling Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party remained the largest party in the Legislative Chamber, winning 53 of the 150 seats. All five parties contesting the elections were regarded as loyal to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.[3]

2019–2020 Uzbek parliamentary election
Uzbekistan
← 2014–15 22 December 2019 (first round)
5 January 2020 (second round)
2024–25 →

150 seats in the Legislative Chamber
126 seats needed for a majority
Turnout71.1% (first round)
62.8% (second round)
Party Leader % Seats ±
Liberal Democratic Aktam Haitov 53 +1
Milliy Tiklanish Alisher Kadyrov 36 0
Adolat Narimon Umarov 24 +4
PDPU Ulugʻbek Inoyatov 22 -5
Ecological Movement Boriy Alixonov 15 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Speaker before Speaker after
Nurdinjon Ismoilov
PDPU
N/A
N/A

Electoral systemEdit

The 150 members of the Legislative Chamber were elected from single member constituencies using the two-round system. A second round was also held in constituencies where voter turnout was less than 33%.[4]

CampaignEdit

A total of 744 candidates contested the 150 seats, representing five parties viewed as loyal to the president. The opposition Erk Democratic Party was banned, with its leader Muhammad Salih remaining in exile.[3]

In the second round, the 50 candidates contesting the 25 remaining seats included 15 from the Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party, 11 from the Uzbekistan National Revival Democratic Party, 10 from the Justice Social Democratic Party, 9 from the People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan and five from the Ecological Movement.[5]

ResultsEdit

 
Party First round Second round Total
seats
+/–
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party 42 11 53 +1
Uzbekistan National Revival Democratic Party 34 2 36 0
Justice Social Democratic Party 20 4 24 +4
People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan 18 4 22 –5
Ecological Movement 11 4 15 0
Total 13,963,627 100 125 1,978,048 100 25 150 0
Registered voters/turnout 18,797,810 74.3 3,147,921 62.8
Source: CEC, CEC, CEC

ReferencesEdit