On the eve of October 13, the nomination of candidates in single-mandate constituencies for the elections to the Jogorku Kenesh, scheduled for November 28, 2021, ended. Of the 381 candidates (31 women and 350 men), 373 were self-nominated and 8 were nominated by seven political parties, according to the Central Election Commission.
The maximum number of candidates, 19, was nominated in the Kadamjai constituency.
The minimum number, 4 candidates each, were nominated in the Nookat and Uzgen constituencies.
Using open data of the Central Election Commission, the Common Cause Public Foundation is publishing a map of candidates from single-mandate constituencies as of 18:00 on 13 October 2021.
Looking at the gender breakdown, a total of 31 women were nominated, accounting for only 8% of the total. The Issyk-Kul constituency has the highest number of women - 5 candidates. In 19 districts there are no women at all.
Recall that according to the law, a citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic who is 25 years old on the day of the election, has the right to vote, and has a higher professional education can be elected to parliament.
Candidates for deputies in single-mandate constituencies may be nominated by political parties or through self-nomination. A candidate may be nominated in only one constituency.
The CEC has formed 36 electoral districts across the country.