2021 Presidential Election: Preliminary results and voter turnout

Politics
erdenejargal@montsame.gov.mn
2021-06-10 02:54:08

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. As of 1:30 AM, June 10, 99.3 percent of the polling stations across the country have submitted the results of presidential election to the General Election Commission.

 

Specifically, candidate from the Mongolian People’s Party U.Khurelsukh led the ballot with 823,092 votes or gained 67.76 percent of total votes, whereas candidate from the Right Person Electoral Coalition D.Enkhbat followed with 246,968 votes (20.3 percent) with candidate from the Democratic Party S.Erdene collecting 72,832 votes (5.99 percent). Moreover, 71,937 (5.93 percent of all votes) blank ballot papers have been counted.

 

Voter turnout was reported to be at 59.24 percent on the national level. In particular, out of 2,041,985 voters on the national electoral register, 1,208,408 have cast their votes.


With latest amendments to the Constitution of Mongolia made in December 2019, the new president will be appointed for a single six-year term, instead of the renewable four-year term.  

However, this is only preliminary results and the General Election Commission will announce the official final results by June 10 afternoon.

 

As stated in the law, the General Election Commission is required to submit the final results of presidential election and the resolution on approving the authority of the President of Mongolia to the State Great Hural within 10 days after the vote.