DRC: Legislative electorate list out

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Congolese National electral office

By Josephine Lukoya and agencies

The National Electoral Commission (Ceni) published Friday, September 23, the supplementary list of parliamentary candidates for the constituencies of Ecuador, Bandundu and Kasai Oriental.

This addition brings to nineteen thousand the number of candidates declared eligible members throughout the whole of the republic of Congo, said the vice-president of the Ceni, Jacques Djol.

The battle promises to be tough for nineteen thousand candidates involved in the race to fill 500 seats in the National Assembly.

For example, in the electoral district of Tshangu in Kinshasa in 1588 to campaign for candidates should occupy only 15 seats in the National Assembly.

A Dibaya in Kasai-Occidental, sixty two candidates will compete for two seats.

The territory of Bumba in Equator has six seats. They are contested by one hundred eighty-seven aligned candidates from including:

In Kisangani, Province Orientale, two hundred thirty-two candidates will compete for five seats.
Some political parties based in Kinshasa do not have candidates in all constituencies of the country.

Within one hundred and sixty-nine electoral districts that account DRC, each candidate had to cut out given the high number of applications. In a statement released Friday, the Ceni said that proceedings to contest may be submitted to the Supreme Court of Justice of September 24 to 27.

The Ceni had published Wednesday, September 21, a first list of about 13,000 candidates declared admissible at the national deputy in seven provinces of the DRC:
Bas-Congo, Maniema, North Kivu, South Kivu, Eastern Province, Kinshasa, Kasai Occidental and Equatorial


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