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Bahrain to hold 2nd round of elections

Manama, September 26, 2011

While five new MPs were elected in Bahrain’s parliamentary by-elections, there were no outright winners in nine remaining constituencies, which will host a second round of voting next Saturday (October 1).

Candidates required more than 50 per cent of the vote in their constituency to win.
If no winner was declared, the two highest scoring candidates in each area will face off in the second round.

The five elected MPs included three in Manama and two in the Northern Governorate. – TradeArabia News Service




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