Sunday, July 14, 2024

13 members of the National Council are in the preliminary list of candidates for the 2023 elections.

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The National Elections Committee approved the applications for registration of 13 current members of the Federal National Council from various emirates of the country, bringing the percentage of current members to the preliminary lists of candidates for the Federal National Council elections scheduled for next October. 32.5% of the total members of the Federal National Council have applied to contest the election, including five members from Sharjah, three from Ras Al Khaimah, two from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and one member. Member from the Emirate of Dubai, Fujairah, and the third from the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain.

According to the Administrative Regulations for the 2023 Federal National Council Elections, if a member of the Council whose legislative term has ended wishes to run for re-election, he is deemed to have ceased to perform his membership duties in the Council. and its Committees, from Monday, the fourth day of September, until Friday, the 13th day of October next, when his duties shall cease if he is a Chairman or a member of the Executive Office or the Parliamentary Division of the Council.

In detail, “Emirates Today” tracked the names of the current 13 members of the Federal National Council, among the initial lists of citizens who applied for membership of the Council in the new legislative term, which was announced by the National Elections Commission. The day before yesterday, 32.5% of the total members of the council, including members, decided to run for re-election after their victory in the 2019 council elections, and others decided to run for the council membership they had won. Appointment” during the previous legislative period.

The Council consists of 40 members representing all the emirates of the country, of which 20 members are elected by nomination by the Supreme Council members and the rulers of the emirates, while the other 20 are elected by direct election, including four members. Abu Dhabi represents the emirate, four represent Dubai, three represent Sharjah, and three are from Ras Al-Khaimah, two from Ajman, two from Fujairah, and two from Umm al-Quwain.

Council members who applied for nominations told Emirates Today that they were happy to have their names included in the preliminary list of candidates.

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They appreciated the smooth conduct of the election process in general and the nomination filing process in particular, their nomination applications being filed remotely, some of them traveling outside the country and others wanting to benefit from ease. Application process through electronic system, after they complete the necessary documents and documents for the nomination process.

The list of current members of the Federal National Council who have applied for membership of the Council during the new legislative term includes five members (out of six) representing the Emirate of Sharjah, namely Obaid Kalban Al Qul Al Salami, Dr. Nasser Al Jabi, and three members from the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, namely Saeed Rashid Al Abdi, Yusuf Badran Al Shehi, Ahmad Abdullah Al Shehi and two members from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Nameh Al Mansouri and Moza Al Ameri. One member from the Emirate of Dubai, Maryam Bin Thania, and one from the Emirate of Fujairah, Muhammad Ahmad Al-Yamahi, and a third from the Emirate of Umm al-Quwain, Muhammad Isa Al-Kashf.

A list of administrative instructions for Federal National Council elections provides for six approved forms to be used by candidates at various stages of the election process, the first of which is “Request for Approval of Candidate’s Election Campaign Plan.” The applicant candidate, the activities and events he wants to carry out (television advertisement – newspaper advertisements – meetings – street advertisements), how often they are to be carried out, their material cost and financial resources and a brief summary of his printed election plan, the candidate’s acknowledgment of the validity of the data in the request, and for the elections In addition to his undertaking to hand over election campaign controls to the Emirate as specified in the Administrative Instructions, the Committee shall issue a certificate with the bank account number allocated for his election campaign and to adhere to his approved election campaign plan in addition to the opinion of the Emirate Committee in charge of submitting the application. Election Committee.Election Management and finally the decision of the Election Management Committee regarding the application and its approval.

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Among the list of six forms is the “Candidate Proxy Request Form”, which is used when the candidate requests to select a proxy for him/her from the members of the Emirate’s Electoral College which he/she has promised to adhere to. In addition to the opinion of the Emirate committee in charge of submitting applications to the Election Management Committee, the election campaign restrictions mentioned in the administrative instructions for elections, his signature and the date of submission of the application, finally the application and its approval and the decision of the Election Management Committee regarding the “request to withdraw the nomination” and the candidate withdrawing his candidature. If you want to withdraw (i.e. renounce the candidature) and include data about the applicant, his signature, and the date of submission of the application, as well as the opinion of the Emirate committee responsible for submitting the application to the National Elections Committee, and finally the decision of the National Elections Committee regarding the application and its approval.

There is a “Claim Form before the National Elections Commission” and it is used when a voter wants to challenge a candidate to file a nomination or appeal against polling procedures or counting results. Appellant’s approval of the data concerning the applicant, its subject matter, the grounds on which it is based and the supporting documents, and, in addition to the opinion of the Emirates Committee, the validity of the data and particulars contained therein. The decision of the National Elections Commission to submit the requests to the Appellate Body to express its legal opinion and finally decide and approve the appeal.

It includes “CV Form for Candidate (Optional)”, which is an electronic form filled by the candidate (if he/she wishes), and includes a summary of the candidate’s CV with the purpose of introducing the voters. His educational qualifications, scientific experience, interests and social contributions, in addition to “Application Form A License for Establishment of Election Headquarters”, which is used when the candidate requests a license to open his election headquarters, and in which a statement on the nature of the election headquarters (tent – celebration hall – house), He acknowledged the candidate’s determination and validity of data to obtain necessary clearances from the relevant authorities in the Emirates before opening the election headquarters. and the particulars therein, in addition to the opinion of the Emirate Committee responsible for submitting applications to the Election Management Committee, and finally the decision of the Election Management Committee regarding the application and its approval.

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Absence of Ajman members

The initial list of candidates for the Federal National Council elections for the Emirate of Ajman has revealed the absence of current members of the Federal National Council representing the emirate from entering the 2023 council election race.

Emirates Today searched for the names of current council members Ahmad Bushab, Hind Al-Alayli, Afra Al-Alayli and Marwan Al-Muhairi in the preliminary list of candidates, but did not find any of them. Recorded.

Rahoumi is not in the running

Several members of the Federal National Council who submitted candidacies confirmed that they had contacted the First Vice President of the Federal National Council, Hamad Ahmad Al-Rahumi, to try to convince him to run for office before the door was closed. Back to the Emirate of Dubai, especially since he was the most successful member of the council in parliamentary elections (three sessions), he expressed no agreement to run again, deciding to be content with 12 years of parliamentary service.

They said al-Rahumi promised to carefully study his decision not to run for re-election within six months as he believes the time has become appropriate to devote himself to his personal and family obligations.

• 40 members representing the emirates of the state under the dome of the Council, 20 by appointment and 20 by direct election.

• 6 approved forms to be used by the candidate at various stages of the election process.

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