Self-nominee Almaz Karimov refused to participate in the presidential elections in
Almaz Karimov is the general director of the television and radio company UTS. At the meeting of the Central Election Commission, the applications of Marat Imankulov, Sainidin Sultanidinov, Bakyt Degenbaev and Akylbek Mansurov to withdraw their candidacies from the election race for the office of the president of the
As of August 25, the number of candidates is 42.
The CEC has registered four candidates for the presidency — Temir Sariyev, Omurbek Babanov, Sooronbai Jeenbekov and Bakyt Torobayev.
The presidential elections are scheduled for October 15, 2017.