Polls

4,006 individual candidates, 8 lists to run in Egypt’s parliamentary elections

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 10:15 GMT

A total of 4,006 individual candidates and eight parties’ lists were accepted to run in the parliamentary elections, which is set to kick off on October 21.

NEA set Saturday as deadline to receive candidacy papers for Egypt's parliamentary elections

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 03:32 GMT

The National Election Authority (NEA) announced that Saturday, September 26 will be the last day for electoral committees to receive candidacy papers from applicants who wish to run in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Tunisian expatriates start voting in Parliamentary elections

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 - 11:20 GMT

The election is the second since endorsing the new constitution of Tunisia in 2014.

6 countries start voting in European parliament elections

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 09:35 GMT

The new EU Parliament is set to convene for the first time in Strasbourg, France, on July 2, 2019.

Nigerians to elect powerful state governors

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 - 09:58 GMT

Nigerian voters return to the polls to elect powerful state governors, two weeks after Muhammadu Buhari secured a second term in a delayed presidential vote.

Local polls to be held before 2019: Parliament speaker

Mon, 07 May 2018 - 02:05 GMT

Ali Abdel Aal said that the local elections will be held in 2018, which is sooner than the date expected by some officials.

Five regional, int'l organizations observe presidential polls

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 03:53 GMT

Deputy Foreign Minister Hamdy Sanad Loza said that five regional and international organizations will participate in observing the presidential election

Voters queues show Egyptians’ patriotism: Consul in Los Angeles

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 10:34 GMT

“Los Angeles will be the last ballot station to close its doors and conclude the election on Sunday due to the time differences,” said General Consul to the U.S. Lamia Mekhamair.

Expats’ huge turnout reflects Egyptians’ will: Egypt’s Amb to UK

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 09:41 GMT

Egyptians’ long queues for the second consecutive day in front of embassies and consulates where they cast their ballots reflect the Egyptians’ will.

Honduras opposition blocks roads in post-election protest

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 - 09:21 GMT

Supporters of Honduras's opposition blocked roads in towns and cities to demand their candidate Nasralla be declared the winner of a presidential election.

Polls open as Slovenian president runs for his second mandate

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 12:53 GMT

Polls opened in the Slovenian presidential election on Sunday with incumbent President Borut Pahor running for his second five-year mandate against eight other candidates.

Tokyo's Koike reaches deal with opposition party ahead of Japan poll

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 12:38 GMT

Popular Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, whose fledgling conservative party poses a growing challenge to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc.

Polls close for Angolans electing first new leader in 38 years

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 07:10 GMT

Angolans voted in a parliamentary election on Wednesday expected to usher in the ruling party's defense minister as the first new leader for 38 years.

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