Candidacy for Libya presidential and parliamentary elections open

Candidacy for Libya presidential and parliamentary elections open

November 07, 2021 - 19:06
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan High National Elections Commission (HNEC) announced Sunday that candidacy for parliamentary and presidential elections will be open on November 08, saying candidates of presidential elections will be accepted until November 22 and for parliamentary elections until December 07.

The Head of the HNEC, Emad Al-Sayeh, added in a press conference in Tripoli that presidential candidates will be registered at the three branches of the HNEC in Tripoli, Benghazi and Sabha, while for parliamentary elections will be in all offices of the HNEC across Libya.

Al-Sayeh called on the candidates to abide by the rules of application and to provide all required documents without delay and modification, reiterating that voters' cards will start as well in line with the candidacy registration, saying the distribution of 2.8 million cards will go on till November 28 across 1906 voting centers.

He also urged all voters to go to the centers where they are registered with their ID papers to take their cards so they will be rightfully able to vote on December 24.