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Following is the list of upcoming election(s) in Tajikistan that will be held in near future. You may click on the election name to view detail about the election of your choice. You may also post updates and your comments on these elections
Following is the list of previous election(s) in Tajikistan. You may click on the election name to view detail about the election of your choice. You may also post updates and your comments on these elections
Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon has been re-elected with 90 percent of the vote in a national referendum widely considered formal.
As a result of Rahmons seven more years in power, the Election Commission announced in the capital, Dushanbe, on Monday.
According to officials, about 85% of the 5 million eligible voters cast their ballots.
Four other contenders are officially running for election, although there is no doubt that Rahmon will remain in power.
Rehman, 68, ruled the former Soviet republic, a mountainous region bordering China and Afghanistan, for nearly three decades.
After Tajikistans transition to independence from the ruling Soviet Union during the devastating civil war of the early 1990s, Rakhmon has described himself as a guarantor of the countrys stability.
A recent report by Human Rights Watch described Tajikistan as a "critical human rights situation", while the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which independently monitored the vote, has never recognized the countrys elections as democratic. .
Tajikistan is one of the poorest countries in the region, where many depend on remittances from relatives abroad, accounting for 40% of GDP. - Posted on : 13-October-2020
Tajikistan is the parliament Friday called presidential elections of November 6, which should extend President Imomali Rakhmon more than two decades of governance for Central Asia country to reach by 2020. Rakhmon, the 60 year old former state farm director, presided over the Muslim nation of 8 million people since soon after the collapse of the Soviet Union and its Moscow-backed forces 1992-97 won a war against the Islamist opposition. His opponents were able to find and indifference is widespread, making it likely that hes running for a new term and win elections, especially as he enjoys a coverage state media, although the levels of poverty high. The West has criticized his record for Democracy and elections in Tajikistan fail to meet democratic standards. Rakhmon oversaw the constitutional amendments which increased the number and length of terms can be president. He won a presidential election in 2006, with 79.3% of the vote, but if he wins a new seven-year term, will be his last under the constitution. Tajikistan, which extends in a heroin trafficking way out of neighboring Afghanistan, remains the poorest of the former Soviet republics. Many Tajiks fled to Russia, send remittances that help keep afloat the shaky economy. In July last year Rakhmon sent troops and armor to restore order and the restless Gorno-Badakhshan region in eastern Tajikistan after the supporters of a former warlord killed a general security services, undermining the authority of the President . - Posted on : 02-September-2013