While five new MPs were elected in Bahrain’s parliamentary by-elections, there were no outright winners in nine remaining constituencies, which will host a second round of voting next Saturday (October 1).
Candidates required more than 50
Voter turnout for Bahrain’s parliament by-elections held last Saturday (September 24) stood at 51.4 per cent.
The Cabinet congratulated His Majesty King Hamad on the successful polls.
'Bahraini people have reaffirmed their keen
Thousands of Bahrainis turned out to vote in yesterday's (September 24) parliament by-election, braving threats and intimidation to cast their ballots for the 14 seats available in the Northern, Manama and Central Governorates.
Foreign journalists will be allowed into Bahrain to cover Saturday's by-election, despite fears they will use the polls as a cover to film one-sided broadcasts with radical groups, said a senior official.
The Information Affairs Author
Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority (IAA) has set up a media centre for local and foreign journalists to cover parliament by-elections on Saturday.
The media centre is at Isa Cultural Centre, Juffair, and is expected to be open on Thur
Hundreds of Bahrainis living overseas yesterday (September 20) voted for candidates standing in the parliament by-election.
Embassies and consulates worldwide opened their doors for people to cast their ballots with 14 seats still up for g
The first round of voting in the parliament by-elections is set to take place tomorrow September 20) at Bahrain’s diplomatic missions around the world.
Bahrainis travelling abroad on polling day can contact the election call centre on 7727
Ten candidates taking part in the upcoming by-elections in Bahrain have been receiving warnings against their participation, said a top official.
'The threats were mainly letters, text messages and phone calls made to candidates asking
Candidates for the 17 remaining seats in Bahrain’s parliament have kicked off their election campaigns.
A total of 187,080 voters will cast their ballots on September 24 for the 75 registered candidates.
The by-elections will be he
Seventy-five candidates are in the fray for Bahrain’s by-elections set to be held this month, said a senior official.
A total of 187,080 voters will cast their ballots on September 24, legislation and legal opinion commission president and