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Final list of candidates for Sharjah Consultative Committee elections approved


The meeting was attended by Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police, Asma Rashid Sultan bin Taliah, Secretary General of the Sharjah Executive Council, and Ahmed Saeed Al Jarwan, Secretary General of the Sharjah Consultative Council , Mohammed Hassan Khalaf, Director General of the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority, Sheikh Saud bin Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Director of the Sharjah Digital Office, and Lawyer Issa Saif bin Hanzal, Director of the Legal Department of the Government of Sharjah.

The Supreme Committee reviewed the candidate applications received from the nine approved constituency committees and formally approved the final list of 193 candidates as per the approved schedule. The committee also discussed arrangements and mechanisms for smooth and successful conduct of SCC elections in accordance with global best practices and standards.

The first stage of the SCC electoral process began with the registration of members of the electoral bodies in the designated electoral districts on October 23 and will conclude on November 20. The electoral process will move to its next stage to conclude with the announcement of the final elections. list of members elected on Monday, December 15 of this year.

The committee reviewed smart systems, protected with strict online security, to ensure that the process runs smoothly, with maximum credibility and transparency, offering the option of both remote voting system and in-person voting at designated centers within the nine electoral districts of the country. nine municipalities of the emirate, namely Sharjah City, Al Dhaid, Khorfakkan, Kalba, Dibba Al Hisn, Al Madam, Al Bataeh, Maliha and Al Hamriyah.

The electoral panel also discussed executive plans and mechanisms, logistical and technical requirements and mechanisms, and human and financial resources required for the upcoming elections in coordination with relevant government agencies and stakeholders.

The second edition of the Sharjah Council elections features a hybrid registration and voting system, i.e. voters have the option of casting their vote in person at designated voting centers or voting electronically using their “UAE PASS” digital ID. . on the website or on the Digital Sharjah mobile application,

The registration mechanism for SCC elections, whether in-person or electronic, requires that the voter be a citizen of the emirate and be at least 21 years old, that is, the voter must have been born on or before December 5, 2002. Voter registration must be carried out according to their family registration number. The city number is linked to the administrative region to which the voter belongs within the nine electoral districts.


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