The runoff dominates the results of Bahrain’s general and local elections
The run-off dominated the final results of Bahrain’s parliamentary and local elections, which were officially announced yesterday, and resulted in the victory of some candidates from the first ballot. Bahrain’s Supreme Committee for Supervision of Election Security announced yesterday the results of the first round of elections for the House of Representatives and local councils, which resulted in Bahrain winning six parliamentary candidates and seven local council candidates, according to the Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
The results of the first round, released by the committee and reported by the Bahrain News Agency (BNA), showed one winner and one repeat offender in nine districts in Capital Governorate, two winners and one repeat offender in six districts in Muharraq Governorate, one winner and one one repeat in 11 districts in the northern governorate and one winner and one repeat in nine districts in the southern governorate.
The committee announced the results of the municipal elections, which resulted in two winners and one replay in six districts in Muharraq governorate, two winners and one replay in 10 districts in the northern governorate, and two winners and one replay in eight districts in the southern governorate.
According to the committee, parliamentary and local elections will be held next Saturday.
The candidates who received the most votes in the first ballot in each undecided constituency will fight for 34 seats in Parliament and 23 seats in the three municipal councils in the second ballot next Saturday.
Among the women candidates, one candidate won the House of Representatives and eight qualified for the second ballot, in the municipal elections one woman won and seven women qualified for the second ballot.
The first round of general and local elections took place the day before yesterday, in which 40 members were elected to the House of Representatives and 30 members to local councils.
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