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Ex-PM Jeenbekov leads Kyrgyz presidential election - prelim results

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Ex-PM Jeenbekov leads Kyrgyz presidential election - prelim results

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BISHKEK (Reuters) – Former Kyrgyzstan prime minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov has probably won outright the presidential election in the Central Asian nation, preliminary data showed on Sunday. According to data published by the central election commission, Jeenbekov secured about 868,000 votes, or more than 50 percent of the total, with voter turnout reported at about 1.557 million.

(Reporting by Olga Dzyubenko; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Catherine Evans)
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