The Federal National Council elections 2015 will start tomorrow, October 3, in 36 centers across the Emirates

02 October 2015

Voting starts from 8 in the morning until 8 in the evening

Anwar Gargash: Going to vote tomorrow in support and blessing of the Empowerment Program, the foundations of which were laid by His Highness the President of the State

The electoral centers complete their readiness and readiness to receive the members of the electoral bodies to exercise their electoral right

Tomorrow (October 3, 2015), the voting process for the Federal National Council elections will start in 36 centers distributed in all emirates of the country, from eight in the morning until eight in the evening, where members of the electoral bodies will be able to elect their candidates for membership of the Council through the electronic voting system that works through Enter the Emirates Identity Card issued by the Emirates Identity Authority, which is considered the approved document that authorizes its holder from among the members of the electoral bodies to exercise his electoral right.

The National Elections Committee also announces, and within the framework of its keenness to provide the best organizational standards and procedures befitting its position, and to implement the electoral process in accordance with the highest levels of transparency and professionalism, the completion of all procedures that enable all voters to go to the polling centers, which have been provided with trained and qualified work teams to work on election day. And able to provide all the instructions and information to the voters.

His Excellency Dr. Anwar Muhammad Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, Chairman of the National Elections Committee, stressed that the United Arab Emirates, through the third round of the Federal National Council elections, stands on a new stage of the development process in its march towards political development, noting His Excellency That the past days of the third parliamentary experience witnessed a real reflection of community awareness of the importance of the Federal National Council, and the role it plays in serving the country and the citizen, which was evident through members of the electoral bodies going to the electoral centers to cast their votes for whom they see as able to represent them under the dome the Council.

His Excellency stressed that the leadership of the UAE sincerely seeks to advance the nation and the citizen, and in this direction spare no effort and investment to promote development and prosperity, keeping in mind the position of the citizen in this blessed march.

  His Excellency added: "From this standpoint, the tendency to vote tomorrow comes in support and blessing of the Empowerment Program, whose foundations were laid by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him." We will continue on this path to establish an Emirati experience that brings about political participation, brings us together and unites us in this country.

Stages of electronic voting

The National Elections Committee announced the electronic voting steps for the 2015 Federal National Council elections, which will be used on the election day scheduled for October 3, 2015. The electronic voting system works by entering the Emirates ID card issued by the Emirates Identity Authority, which is the approved document that authorizes its holder A member of the electoral bodies to exercise his right to vote.

The electronic voting system enables the voter to practice the voting process in two ways, the first by entering the candidate’s number, and the second by clicking on the candidate’s picture. The “Vote” option, in order for the voting process to be completed successfully, then the voter withdraws the Emirates ID card. The feature of confirming the candidate’s choice also gives the voter the ability to amend the voting option if it becomes clear to him that his choice was not the desired option.

Polling centers in the Emirates

The National Elections Committee calls on the electoral bodies to actively participate in the Federal National Council elections on Saturday, the third of October, which start from eight in the morning until eight in the evening, in 36 centers distributed across all Emirates.

11 centers in Abu Dhabi

The number of electoral centers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is eleven, which are as follows: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, Al Jazeera Club sports hall, Yas Mall, Zayed University in Shakhbout City, and in the western region: Madinat Zayed wedding hall, Ghayathi wedding hall, Al Sila wedding hall . In Al Ain: Al Ain Convention Center / Al Khabisi, Al Waqn Wedding Hall, Al Dhaher Wedding Hall, Al Hayer Wedding Hall.

  6 centers in Dubai

The number of electoral centers in the Emirate of Dubai is six: Dubai World Trade Centre, the Culture and Science Symposium in Al Mamzar, the sports hall at the headquarters of the UAE Football Association in Dubai, Sunset Mall, the Emirates Identity Building in Al Barsha, and the Hatta wedding hall.

7 centers in Sharjah

The number of electoral centers in the Emirate of Sharjah reached seven centers distributed as follows: Sharjah Chess Club on Al Dhaid Street near the American University, Mughaidir Suburb Council, Real Estate Registration Department - Al Layyah Suburb next to the Department of Culture and Information, Al Dhaid Youth Club, Maliha Cultural Club, Expo Center In Khor Fakkan, University of Sharjah in Kalba.

Two centers in Ajman and Umm Al Quwain

In the Emirate of Ajman, two electoral centers have been identified: the Social Services Building - Ministry of Social Affairs in the Al Jurf region, and the Sanad Center in the Masfout region. Likewise, in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain there are two polling stations: Sheikh Khalifa Wedding Hall and the Technical High School in Falaj Al Mualla.

5 centers in Ras Al Khaimah

Five polling centers have been identified in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, and they are as follows: Expo Center, Emirates Identity Authority building behind the General Administration of Ras Al Khaimah Police, Emirates Identity Authority building in Al Rams area, Colleges of Technology (female students), Al Ghail Youth Center.

3 polling stations in Fujairah

In the Emirate of Fujairah, three electoral centers have been identified: the exhibition grounds, the center of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development in the Masafi region, and the Dibba Sports Club.

The Election Management Committee invites all candidates and voters to visit the National Elections Committee’s website,, to view the training film that explains the steps of electronic voting, as well as to learn about the candidates’ numbers, and to view the voting centers and learn about their locations and all information related to them.

The National Elections Committee urges all citizens to verify that their names are included in the lists of electoral bodies so that they can exercise their right to vote and participate in the Federal National Council elections on October 3, 2015, by visiting the Committee's website or by calling the National Committee's call center For elections 600500005, or by downloading the committee's smart application under the name "National Elections Committee", which is available on the Apple Store and Google Play.

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