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March 7 deadline for candidates to withdraw from local elections

(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday announced March 7 as the deadline for candidates to withdraw from municipal and provincial council elections, two weeks ahead of the scheduled poll, according to an IEC statement, carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Under executive regulations No. 4 of 2021 on candidacy for provincial and municipal councils and the Greater Amman Municipality, a candidate may withdraw candidacy by submitting a written statement to the IEC’s chief commissioner 14 days before the official date of the vote.

No withdrawal by any candidate shall be accounted for after the end of this period, and the IEC shall announce the withdrawal of any candidate on its website, the statement said.

The IEC Board of Commissioners has set March 22 as Election Day.

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