The final number of candidates is 450. 19 candidates withdrew from the Federal National Council elections
21 September 2011
The National Elections Committee announced that 19 candidates have submitted requests to withdraw their nominations for the Federal National Council elections, which are scheduled to be held on September 24, 2011.
This announcement comes in accordance with the approved timetable for the Federal National Council elections, which set September 21 as the last day for the withdrawal of candidates.
Candidates’ withdrawals were distributed among the emirates of the country as follows: 8 candidates withdrew in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, 7 candidates withdrew in the emirate of Sharjah, one candidate withdrew in the emirate of Dubai, and one candidate withdrew in Ajman, and one candidate withdrew in Ras al-Khaimah, and in Fujairah one candidate withdrew And in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, no withdrawal was recorded.
With this announcement, 450 male and female candidates are running for the 2011 Federal National Council elections to compete for 20 seats in the Council.