Legislative elections: ISIE receives 777 lists one day before deadline for submitting applications (Bouasker)
28/07/2019 14:58, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP)- The Independent High Electoral Authority (ISIE) received, on Sunday, until 10 a.m., one day before the deadline for submitting candidates for legislative elections, 777 lists in all regional authorities since July 22, the date on which the files began to be received, Farouk Bouasker, Vice-President of ISIE, told TAP.

According to Bouasker, the regional authorities received 387 partisan lists, 311 independent lists and 79 coalition lists. These lists were submitted in 33 regional authorities, with an average of 24 lists per Electoral authority.

The total number of candidates in these lists stands at 7,943, said Bouasker noting that 20 lists have withdrawn their application files.

A high number of candidates' lists for the legislative elections (6 October) is expected in the ISIE authorities for the remainder of Sunday and Monday July 29 until 6 pm, the closing time for the receipt of requests, according to the same source.

According to the electoral calendar, ISIE will examine the requests for candidatures and announce the final lists validated next August 30.

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