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Tag Archives: Election

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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Municipality sets campaign terms as election process gaining steam – Each nominee will be allowed to use 2 buildings for campaigning

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21, (KUNA): Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality has mobilized its personnel and resources for facilitating the forthcoming parliamentary elections slated for Nov 26. The department said in a statement on Friday it would provide permits to each nominee to use two buildings as sites for electoral …

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FORMER MP SEES 30 TO 40 PERCENT CHANGE IN ASSEMBLY – Two ’13 boycotters among 61 to sign

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Sixty one parliamentary hopefuls, including four women, filed their candidacies for the 2016 National Assembly elections on the second day of the registration period increasing the total number of candidates to 132. Among those who registered Thursday were two members of the opposition — Ali Al-Daqbasi …

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Leave suspended – Gearing for polls

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Assistant Undersecretary for Operations at Ministry of Interior Major General Jamal Al-Sayegh has issued a circular to suspend all types of leaves from Oct 18 until further notice, reports Al-Anba daily. The circular was issued based on directives from the Undersecretary of the ministry Lieutenant General …

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INTERIOR WARNS ON PRIMARIES … ASSURES ON SAFETY – Royal among 71 to sign for poll run

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: A member of Kuwait’s ruling family announced Wednesday his candidacy for next month’s parliamentary election, a rare move in the country where royals normally stay away from polls. Sheikh Malek Humoud Al-Sabah was among 71 hopefuls who filed to stand for election on the first day …

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