Supreme Judicial Committee for elections announces the number of citizens applied for the local administration elections

Damascus, SANA- Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Committee for elections, Judge Jihad Murad, stated that the number of citizens who presented their candidacy for the administrative units, the councils of governorates, towns and municipalities in all Syrian cities for the elections of the local administration has reached 68.178 applicants who will compete for 19.086 seats.

“The elections are scheduled to be held on September 18th ,2022”. Murad said, adding “the nominating committee will finalize processing the applications and announce the names of candidates whose documents are approved on August 15th at the latest.

The approved candidates after that can organize electioneering for their electoral programs within the rules stipulated in the election law, he noted.

ALI,Baraa

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