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Palestinian government instructs the Central Elections Commission to start preparing for local elections

Palestinian government instructs the Central Elections Commission to start preparing for local elections
The Central Elections Commission headquarters in Ramallah.

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 (WAFA) - The Central Elections Commission (CEC) received yesterday the Palestinian Cabinet’s decision issued on September 6 which sets the date of the first phase of the 2021 local council elections on December 11, today said the CEC in a press release.

The CEC confirmed its readiness to conduct elections in accordance with the applicable standards and procedures and in compliance with local council elections law No. 10 of 2005 and its amendments.

In the coming few days, the CEC will publish the elections calendar for the first phase which, according to the decision, will include village and municipal councils in Area C of the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, said the press release.

Dates for elections in the remaining local councils in Areas A and B will be set later but are expected to be held before the end of this year.

M.K.

 

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