The technical committee of the National Election Committee (NEC) is planning to implement an electronic voting system that uses ‘smart ID’ issued by the Emirates Identity Authority.
During its first meeting at the Emir
Thousands of Bahrainis and expatriates will go to the polls again today for the second round of voting in parliament and municipal council elections, a report said.
Voting will take place in 34 constituencies nationwide where parl
Polling stations across Bahrain opened this morning (November 22) to more than 340,000 nationals eligible to cast their ballots in the national elections, a report said.
Voting is taking place across the country's 53 polling s
A nationwide campaign has been launched to encourage Bahrainis to cast their ballots in the upcoming national elections.
It includes setting up social media networks, 12-hour hotlines, SMS services and an interactive website ahead
Automated voting machines could be used for the first time in Bahrain during national elections later this year, it has emerged.
Officials hope they would speed up the process when people cast their ballots in
European elections culminate on "Super Sunday" when the remainder of the EU's 28 countries go to the polls, with the vote expected to confirm the dominance of pro-European Union centrists despite a rise in support for the far-right
Egypt's opposition called for nationwide protests against a constitution backed by President Mohamed Mursi, after a vote exposed deep divisions that could undermine his efforts to build consensus for tough economic measures.
Egyptians began voting on Saturday in a run-off presidential election that offers them a stark choice between a conservative Islamist and a former top military officer who was the last prime minister of ousted President Hosni Mubarak.
Seventy-three per cent of Egyptians in Bahrain turned out for the second round of voting for one of two presidential candidates who made it through to the final round in their country's election, said officials.
A total of 3,660 Egyptians,