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Mongolia|politics|June 10, 2021 / 10:38 AM
Preliminary vote results in Mongolia: ex-PM Ukhnaa Khurelsukh wins landslide

AKIPRESS.COM - As of 1:30 AM Ulaanbaatar time on June 10, 99.3 percent of the polling stations across the country have submitted the results of presidential election to the General Election Commission.

Candidate from the Mongolian People’s Party Ukhnaa Khurelsukh led the ballot with 820,092 votes or gained 68 percent of total votes, whereas candidate from the Right Person Electoral Coalition D.Enkhbat followed with 242,692 votes (20.1 percent) with candidate from the Democratic Party S.Erdene collecting 72,394 votes (6.0 percent). Moreover, 71,680 blank ballot papers have been counted, Montsame reports.

Voter turnout was 59.24 percent on the national level: out of 2,041,985 eligible voters, 1,208,408 cast their ballots.

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.

The General Election Commission will announce the official final results by June 10 afternoon. 

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