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14 candidates in first day of parliamentary by-election candidacy
May 21, 2014, 8:39 am

 Fourteen candidates have submitted nomination papers in the first day of candidacy for the National Assembly by-election, due on June 26, the Ministry of Interior's Elections Affairs Department announced Tuesday.

Assistant Director of the Department Capitan Salah Al-Shatti told KUNA that the hopefuls included only one woman. He added that three candidates came from the second constituency, seven from the third constituency; and four from fourth constituency.

By-elections will be held the three constituencies over five vacant parliamentary seats after the resignations early this month of five MPs.

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