Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Jan. 05 / Trend , D.Azizov /
Uzbekistan's Central Election Committee registered MPs elected to Oliy Majlis [Uzbek parliament] on Dec. 27, 2009, the CEC said.
MPs were elected in 96 constituencies from all four political parties. Four candidates struggled for one seat in the parliament in 99 constituencies, and three candidates in 36 constituencies.
Thirty three MPs were elected from the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen - Liberal-Democratic Party of Uzbekistan, 25 MPs from the Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Milliy Tiklanish, 22 MPs from Uzbek People's Democratic Party , 16 MPs from Uzbek Social Democratic Party Adolat. 19 or 19.8 percent from 96 elects are women.
15 MPs, who were elected at the conference Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan, have been also registered.
The CEC decision on registration of the elected MPs was published.
The surnames of 17,215,700 persons were included to voter list. Over 15,108,000 or 87.8 percent of the total number of voters participated in the vote.
The CEC decided to hold re-election on Jan.10, 2010, because none of candidates was unable to collect the required number of votes in 39 constituencies. In accordance with the electoral law, two candidates who received the greatest number of votes during the main elections are put for re-election. A candidate gaining the most number of votes in re-election will won the elections.
The two-house parliament in Uzbekistan was formed in 2005 for the fist time. 100 MPs work in the Upper House - Senate, and 120 MPs in the Legislative Chamber. The Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan is represented in the Lower House by 41 MPs, PDPU - by 28 MPs, Milliy Tiklanish- by 29 MPs, the Social Democratic Party Adolat - by 10 MPs.
The Legislative Chamber of Uzbek parliament will be represented by 150 MPs, including 135 - elected from political parties in single-seat territorial constituencies, and 15 - from Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan, in accordance with the quota of 15 seats granted to the Ecological Movement.