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    Acting Uzbekistan President Wins Presidential Elections

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    Acting Uzbekistan President and Liberal Democratic Party’s candidate Shavkat Mirziyoyev won presidential elections in the country with 88.61 percent of the votes, according to the statement of the head of the country’s electoral commission.

    TASHKENT (Sputnik) – Acting Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev won presidential elections in the country with 88.61 percent of the votes, the head of the country’s electoral commission said Monday.

    The elections took place on December 4. Four candidates ran for presidency, including Mirziyoyev from the Liberal Democratic Party, Deputy Parliament Speaker Hotamzhon Ketmonov from the People's Democratic Party, economist Sarwar Otamuratov from the Milliy Tiklanish (National Revival) Democratic Party, and Narimon Umarov, the head of the Justice Social Democratic Party.

    “As many as 15,900,000 voters voted for Liberal Democratic Party’s candidate Shavkat Mirziyoyev, making up 88.61 percent of the whole number of voters,” Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov told a press conference.

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