Kazakhstani presidential election, 1991

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Kazakh SSR presidential election, 1991
Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic
1 December 1991 1999 →
  Nursultan Nazarbayev 27092007.jpg
Nominee Nursultan Nazarbayev
Party CPSU
Popular vote 8,681,276
Percentage 98.80 %

President before election

Nursultan Nazarbayev

Elected President

Nursultan Nazarbayev

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Presidential elections were held for the first time in Kazakhstan on 1 December 1991.[1] Nursultan Nazarbayev was elected with 99% of the vote, based on a turnout of 88.2%.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Nursultan Nazarbayev Communist Party of the Soviet Union 8,681,276 98.8
Against 107,252 1.2
Invalid/blank votes 198
Total 8,788,726 100
Registered voters/turnout 9,961,242 88.2
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p416 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p424