The results of Kyrgyzstan’s recent referendum show that the people have adopted a new constitution that adopts a presidential system. This article is by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Kyrgyz Service. Here is an excerpt:
Voters in Kyrgyzstan have approved a new constitution that expands the power of the president in a referendum, according to preliminary results.
The Central Election Commission (BShK) said results from 90 percent of ballots showed that around 79 percent of voters backed the constitutional amendments.
The BShK said turnout was around 35 percent, just above the 30 percent threshold required to make the referendum valid.
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