Qatar

Municipal election day today


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A total of 32,679 voters will be entitled to vote for 29 members of the fourth house of the Central Municipal Council (CMC) today. Qatar has a population of around 1.7 million of whom around 200,000 are locals.

In all, 102 candidates have put their names forward for the 29 places and voting takes place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. local time, although polling will cease between 12 p.m. and 12.30 p.m. for prayers and lunch. There are four women candidates.

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