The Institutional Mechanisms Of The Development Of The Electoral System In Uzbekistan
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 4378-4384
AbstractThe Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan defines the right of citizens to vote and to be elected, the foundations of the national electoral system, the basis of which are the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and ratification by Uzbekistan, constituting the principles of democracy, including independence, legitimacy, transparency and fairness, enshrined and recognized in other international legal instruments.
Article 117 of the Basic Law states that citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan have the right to elect and be elected to representative bodies of state power that every voter has one vote, the right to vote, equality and freedom of expression which are guaranteed by law. Voters, observers, candidates, representatives of political parties and their authorized representatives, representatives of the media, proxies and citizens' self-government bodies shall be informed of the basic procedures, rights and obligations related to the activities of the electoral process and their protection. The legal guarantees for the election are set out in detail in the Electoral Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
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