August 28, 2012 ·8 Comments
The Somaliland National Election Commission has announced a fixed date set for candidate’s from the various political parties participating in the upcoming local council elections to submit their papers with the electoral commission and also all governmental employees taking vying for seats to relinquish their post.
On the other hand the commission spokesman Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Hirsi (Geelle) speaking to the press said that the electoral commission also has set a 29th of October as the date campaign will begin countrywide and will end on the 25th of November, while voting will commence countrywide on the 28th of November
The NEC spokesperson also reminded all governmental personnel participating in the process are expected to resign from their posts on the 30th of this month.
NEC requires all candidates to fulfill the following set of rules so as to be of eligible to stand for office.
The electoral commission spokesperson while briefing the media said, all potential candidates are expected to file their papers with the electoral commission not later than 14th of September at 6:00pm in the evening, while parties are expected to fill the names of their observers in each polling station no later than 7th of November.
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