November 29 – Bishkek news: Kyrgyzstan parliamentary elections ended on the evening of the 28th local time. According to the preliminary statistics of the Central Election Commission, 6 political parties, including the Hometown Party and the Unified Kyrgyz Party, have won more than 5% of the votes and entered the parliamentary threshold. Among them, the hometown party with the largest number of votes received 16.83% of the votes.
Shail Dabekova, chairman of the Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan, said at a press conference after the election on the same day that 2266 of the 2494 automatic counting boxes voted according to the proportional representation system of political parties had completed the counting of 32.12 percent; in a single authorized constituency, of 2435 automatic counting boxes 2392 completed the counting count, with a turnout of 34.58 percent.
President Zapparov of Kyrgyzstan said on the 28th that the election results were an embodiment of the will of the people. According to the press communiqué issued by President’s Information Bureau, Zaparov said in a speech to the people of the whole country that the Kyrgyz government has learned from the past 30 years of development to ensure that the election is held fairly and legally and avoid administrative interference by certain forces.
Since the 26th, the Kyrgypse security and police departments have arrested several current members of parliament and former government officials suspected of violently seizing state power during the election period. In response, Zaparov said that he would be severely punished in accordance with the relevant laws after the election.
The Kyrgysian Parliament is a one-cameral term of 5 years. A total of 1418 candidates participated in the election, including representatives of 21 political parties and organizations and independent candidates. According to the relevant laws of Kyrgyzstan, the new parliament is composed of 90 members, of whom 54 are elected according to the proportional representation system of political parties, 36 are elected in a single authorized constituency, and the candidate with the largest number of votes obtains seats.
Kyrgyzstan held a constitutional referendum on April 11 this year, and the new constitution entered into force on May 5. According to the new constitution, the Kyrgysian state system of government has transitioned from parliamentary to presidential system. At the same time, the number of members of the Kyrgyman Parliament has been reduced from 120 to 90.