Monday, 18, October, 2021

Two video surveillance cameras it is planned to install at the "exemplary" polling stations in each district and city of the country During the Uzbekistan presidential elections to be held on October 24,. This was announced at a meeting of the Central Election Commission on Wednesday by the deputy head of the CEC, Bahrom Kuchkarov.

“Based on foreign experience and existing opportunities,” it is planned to install a total of 414 surveillance cameras in 207 districts and cities, he said. This is 147%, or almost 3.5 times, more than in the parliamentary elections in December 2019, when video surveillance was used for the first time in voting. Then 120 cameras were installed at 60 polling stations.

The voting process at polling stations equipped with video cameras will be broadcast on the Central Election Commission (CEC) website saylov2021.uz and on the Uzbekistan 24 TV channel from 8:00 to 20:00.

According to the CEC, 10,760 polling stations were formed in 14 electoral districts during the presidential elections, with the number of voters at over 21.2 million people.

According to the First Deputy Minister for Information Technologies Development Oleg Pekos, the Single voter register is integrated into the database of the State Center for Personalization, and data on citizens who have the right to vote are updated on a daily basis.

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