Election day was trouble-free — PSD

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AMMAN — The Public Security Directorate (PSD) Tuesday dismissed rumors about riots and brawls or suspension of voting in some regions during local elections across the Kingdom, and said that voting day was trouble-free, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

The PSD media spokesman said the directorate had monitored “misleading and untrue” information that some people tried to disseminate with the aim of “stirring public opinion.”

Cases of violence recorded in Jerash, Fuheis and Mafraq — Rased

The Rased Monitoring Coalition for the 2022 local elections announced Tuesday that it had 223 electoral observations, including serious violations in addition to moderate and minor violations that were recorded by 2pm on Tuesday, according to Jo24.

The coalition announced that “cases of violence were recorded in Jerash, Fuheis and Mafraq,” in addition to “violation of the vote secrecy and a case of public voting in a number of polling stations.”

The coalition pointed out that “14 percent of the observations were related to photographing ballot papers in Jerash and Maan”.

The coalition added that 65 observations were recorded in Jerash and more than 30 in Maan.

Voting for Putin!

Circulating on social media were ballot papers with the name of Russian President Vladimir Putin written, instead of the name of a candidate for municipal and provincial councils, according to Khaberni.

The Kingdom is divided into 158 electoral districts for provincial councils, 100 municipalities, 409 electoral districts, while the Amman Municipality includes 22 electoral districts.

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