President gets re-elected

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Presidential election

Democratic party candidate and previous President Ts. Elbegdorj has won the election and it is confirmed by the General Election Committee. He has won the majority which is  50.23%. MPP Candidate B.Bat-Erdene showed a strong competition after getting 43% of the votes. MPRP Candidate N.Udval gets 6.8% of the vote.

Interestingly, out of 9 city districts and 21 provinces in the country, MPP Candidate B.Bat-Erdene won 7 provinces and 3 districts. In the Umnugobi province, which is major mines are located, Ts.Elbegdorj has won by only 1%, 45% and 46% respectively.

Historical voter participation percentage shows that the participation is decreasing every presidential election as follows:

1. 1993 – 92.73% – DP

2. 1997 – 85.06% – MPRP

3. 2001 – 83.8% – MPRP

4. 2005 – 74.97% – MPRP

5. 2009 – 73.59% – DP

6. 2013 – 62.4% – DP

N.Udval was the first woman to run for president in Mongolia. Although, her calculation was to lean on former-president N.Enkhbayar’s platform, the stronger message was that she is the first to run.

Now, that Democratic Party is the majority in State Great Khural and president in place, the reformist government has no obstacles on the way. The people of country has left only to see and witness their reform and path to the economic which DP is promising.


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