129 candidates on the first day of registration for the Federal National Council elections
14 August 2011
Today, the National Elections Committee announced the preliminary list of candidates for the Federal National Council elections, who submitted their applications for candidacy during the first day of candidate registration, as the number of candidates who nominated themselves for the elections reached 129 candidates in all emirates of the country.
There were 27 candidates in Abu Dhabi, 36 in Dubai, 29 in Sharjah, 16 in Ras Al Khaimah, 10 in Ajman, 7 in Umm Al Quwain, and 4 in Fujairah.
The National Election Commission will publish the preliminary list of candidates according to the schedule on August 20, 2011.