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Kenya Parliamentary and Civic By – Elections 11th June 2008

The Electoral Commission Of Kenya, has announced the following information to all registered political parties in Kenya. By – Elections for Kilgoris, Wajir North, Emuhaya, Embakasi and Ainamoi constituencies together with 53 Civic Wards will held on Wednesday 11th June 2008.

Party Nominations – The party nominations must be carried out as provided by sections 34 (d) and 123 (1) of the Constitution and section 17 (1) of the National Assembly and Presidential Elections Act.

Date For Formal Nomination – Monday 26th May 2008 and Tuesday 27th May 2008. Nomination papers for the by – elections may be delivered to the returning officer at his/her office between the hours of 8.00 am and 1.00 pm and between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm of the days aforementioned.

Registered political parties must however complete the nomination for their parliamentary and civic candidates by 24th May 2008. The nomination forms for parliamentary and civic candidates are available at the Returning officers’ office.

Source: SM Kivuitu Chairman, Electoral Commission Of Kenya

Global Democracy – Georgia Parliamentary Elections 21st May 2008

75 seats in Georgia’s national assembly (Sakartvelos Parliament) are to be contested in Georgia’sParliamentary Elections on Wednesday 21st May 2008.

  • “75 members are elected by proportional representation to serve a 5-year term and 75 members are elected by majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve a 5-year term***.
  • *** According to the constitution, the parliament will be unicameral until the restoration of territorial integrity.”

Global Democracy – State of Kuwait – Parliamentary Elections 17th May 2008

50 seats in Kuwaiti’s national assembly (Majlis al-Umma) are to be contested in the Kuwaiti Parliamentary Elections Saturday 17th May 2008
Political Parties are not permitted in Kuwait. De Facto political blocs exist and are active in the National Assembly. Source: www.electionguide.org

Dominican Republic – Presidential Elections 16th May 2008

Global Democracy – President Leonel Fernandez Reyna (Dominican Liberation Party) faces 5 key candidates in the Dominican Presidential Elections on Friday, 16th May 2008. Source: www.electionguide.org

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