Representatives of the Ata-Meken (Fatherland), Reforms, Bir Bol (Stay Together), Ordo (The Center), and Chong Kazat (Great Crusade) parties complained to President Sooronbai Jeenbekov, the head of the state Security Committee, and the state ombudsman about the BSK decision to register Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrgyzstan’s Central Election Commission pledges to challenge the court decision that allowed the Kyrgyzstan Party a loyal member of the ruling coalition to compete in the October parliament vote.
Kyrgyzstan another Multiparty Vote In Unpredictable Parliamentary Elections.
Campaigning for Kyrgyzstan’s parliamentary elections does not officially start until September 4, but scandals, accusations, and confusion have already started.
Elections in Kyrgyzstan the lone democracy in Central Asia have always been raucous events. The 2005 parliamentary elections, for example, led to the ouster of President Askar Akaev in the Tulip Revolution.
BSK press service announced 17 parties, including the Kyrgyzstan party, had handed over the necessary documents but, shortly after, posts appeared on social networks in Kyrgyzstan claiming inconsistencies in the registration of the Kyrgyzstan party.
Representatives from several other parties along with civic activists came to the BSK office the next day to complain about the tardiness violation and were initially met by a BSK employee who reportedly said the clock on the surveillance camera was 13 minutes fast.
The group was not convinced and eventually the registration book was shown and inconsistencies in the Kyrgyzstan party’s entry became apparent