Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Wins Re-Election With 97.7 Per cent Votes: Official

 Share
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Wins Re-Election With 97.7 Per cent Votes: Official

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev casts his ballot at a polling station in Astana (AFP Photo)

Astana, Kazakhstan:  Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has won re-election with 97.7 percent of the vote in a poll where opposition parties in the oil-rich ex-Soviet republic did not field a candidate, the electoral commission said Monday.

Nazarbayev, who has ruled the huge Central Asian country since before the Soviet breakup in 1991, will start a fifth term. The Central Election Commission claimed a record turnout of 95.22 percent in Sunday's election.

 

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................