The election saw the first legitimate change of the president via democratic means with Sooronbay Jeenbekov of the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan winning more than 50% of the vote

Stanislav Pritchin, Academy Robert Bosch Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme

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Overview

The election saw the first legitimate change of the president via democratic means with Sooronbay Jeenbekov of the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan winning more than 50% of the vote.