January 11th local time, Mustafina, secretary of the Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan, announced the preliminary results of the lower house election of the Kazakhstan Parliament.
Kazakhstan’s ruling party, the “Light of the Motherland” Party, won 71.09% of the vote, and the “Bright Road” Democratic Party won the second place, with 10.95% of the votes. Kazakh The Stan People’s Party won 9.1% of the vote.
All three parties exceeded the minimum threshold of 7% for admission to the allocated seats in Parliament, while the other two parties failed to cross the line.
In addition, on the same day, President Tokayev of Kazakhstan attended the 28th session of the Assembly of National Accord of Kazakhstan and participated in the voting of nine members of the lower house of parliament.
According to Kazakh law, of the 107 seats in the lower house of parliament, 98 seats are decided by voters and 9 seats are elected by the Kazakhstan People’s Assembly.