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‘Boycott exposed flaws in govt, Parliament output’ – Corruption major obstacle: hopeful

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: A number of speakers in the forum titled ‘Gains of Boycotting … Parliamentary and Governmental Corruption’ affirmed that the flaws in the parliamentary and governmental performances were exposed due to their decision to boycott the elections, reports Al-Rai daily. Former MP and a candidate from the …

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One vote said to fuel ‘primaries’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: Fifty-five parliamentary hopefuls, including two women, filed their candidacies for the 2016 National Assembly elections on the ninth day of the registration period, bringing the total number of candidates to 412. Following are the candidates who registered on Thursday per constituency: ■ First Constituency (nine candidates) …

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PULL EXPAT RESIDENCE AT 55, URGES MP HOPEFUL – Interior welcomes opposition to poll

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: Thirty-six parliamentary election candidates, including one woman, registered on Wednesday increasing the total number of candidates to 357. Following are the candidates who registered on the eighth day of the registration period per constituency: ■ First Constituency (four candidates) — Ibrahim Yousif Al-Kandari, Hussein Ali Al-Bahrani, …

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KUWAIT DEMOCRATIC FORUM OUTLINES NATIONAL PROJECT – Dashti candidacy in legal wrangle

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Kuwait’s Administrative Court issued a decision Tuesday allowing former lawmaker Abdul Hameed Dashti to file his candidacy for the National Assembly elections through proxy. A report published by gulfnews. com said that the Elections Department rejected on Sunday the application presented by Dashti’s son — Talal, …

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Unity, corruption key poll concerns

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Forty- one parliamentary hopefuls, including one woman, filed their candidacies for the 2016 National Assembly elections on the sixth day of the registration period. The number of those who will contest the elections should have totaled 292 on Monday but one of the candidates who registered …

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Dual nationals due in Nov – 100,000 expected to cast vote

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: One hundred thousand Kuwaitis holding dual nationality and residing in Saudi Arabia are expected to enter Kuwait to cast their ballot during the November parliamentary elections, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, they are expected to enter Kuwait just one day prior to the election date. …

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CANDIDATE TOTAL 251 FOR CRITICAL NOVEMBER RACE – Public funds, economy hot poll issues

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Fifty- two parliamentary hopefuls, including two women filed their candidacies for the 2016 National Assembly elections on the fifth day of the registration period bringing the total number of candidates to 251. Following are the candidates who registered on Sunday per constituency: ■ First Constituency (four …

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‘Boycotters’ make strong presence on day 4 of registration – 199 register

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: Forty seven candidates, including a woman, registered Saturday – the fourth day of registration for those who intend to contest the 2016 National Assembly elections, reports Al-Seyassah daily. There was a noticeable presence of “majority-bloc boycotters”. Seven majority bloc members who had arrived at the same …

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Sheikh Salman issues ban on primaries, reputation smearing

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22, (KUNA): The Minister of Information has issued a Ministerial Resolution stipulating total ban on primaries, tit-for-tat mudslinging among hopefuls for parliamentary seats or granting “financial incentives” for voters. The Minister of Information, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah issued the …

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CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RULING NEGATES NEED FOR BOYCOTT – Ex-MPs seek full participation in poll

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Twenty parliamentary hopefuls, including a woman, filed their candidacies for the 2016 National Assembly elections on the third day of the registration period, increasing the total number of candidates to 152. Following are the candidates who registered on the third day per constituency: ■ First Constituency …

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