155 candidates on the fourth and last day of registering candidates for the Federal National Council elections
16 September 2011
Today, the National Elections Committee announced the preliminary list of candidates for the Federal National Council elections, who submitted their candidacy applications during the fourth and final day of candidate registration, as the number of candidates who nominated themselves for the elections reached 155 candidates in all emirates of the country.
There were 49 candidates in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, 36 in the Emirate of Dubai, 29 in the Emirate of Sharjah, 19 in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, 11 in the Emirate of Ajman, 2 in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, and 9 in the Emirate of Fujairah.
This brings the number of candidates during the nomination period from August 14-17 to 477 candidates in all emirates of the country.
The National Election Commission will publish the preliminary list of candidates according to the schedule on August 20, 2011.