2022 Kazakh presidential election
The presidential elections were held in Kazakhstan in 2022 to elect the President of Kazakhstan. This is the seventh presidential election held since Kazakhstan's independence. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who was President before the election, was elected again, receiving 81% of the vote. His closest challenger, Jiguli Dairabaev of the Auyl Party, received just 3%.
Map showing Tokayev's results in the elections, by region
In September 2022, during his annual Address to the nation Tokayev made many proposals. Two of the main proposals that were later approved were: holding snap elections in the autumn of 2022 and extending the presidential term from 5 years to 7 years, but banning re-election.
- People's Coalition's nominee Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is the President of Kazakhstan since March 20, 2019.
- Auyl DPR's candidate Jiguli Dairabaev was Member of the Supreme Council, old Parliament of Kazakhstan (1993–1995) and Member of the Supreme Soviet, Parliament of Soviet Kazakhstan (1990–1993)
- Nominee of the National Alliance of Professional Social Workers, Qaraqat Äbden was a Member of the Astana City Mäslihat (2016–2021), a small parliament-like body governing the city of Astana.
- Candidate of the "Amanat" Commonwealth of Trade Unions, Meiram Qajyken was the leader of the unregistered Yntymaq political party.
- Nominee of the Nationwide Social Democratic Party, Nūrlan Äusbaev is the leader of the party's Astana headquarters (since 2021)
- Candidate from the "Qazaq Analary — Dästürge jol" public association Saltanat Tūrsynbekova is an attorney and human rights activist
Related pages change
- "Kazakh presidential election results: Tokayev wins by getting 81.31% of the vote". Trend.Az. 2022-11-22. Retrieved 2022-11-28.
- "Five 'Pocket' Candidates Line Up Against Toqaev In Kazakh Presidential Vote". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. 2022-10-21. Retrieved 2023-01-17.
- "Kazakhstan: elections without an alternative". OSW Centre for Eastern Studies. 2022-11-22. Retrieved 2023-01-17.