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Giants and minnows, onwards to the next round

Giants and minnows, onwards to the next round

26 Nov, '067 Comments

The second round of voting is due on Dec 2nd when the hopes and chances of the remaining few will elevated, while others will start the process of licking their wounds and hope to live for another election. The vast majority will probably feel like expended forces and they might do the honourable thing by […]

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Interference?

26 Nov, '067 Comments

في ثالثة الشمالية ناخبة تطلب إبراء الذمة من مترشح «الوفاق» طلبت إحدى الناخبات براءة الذمة من مترشح الوفاق في ثالثة الشمالية عبدالحسين المتغوي، بدعوى أنها ‘’لم تستطع الإدلاء بصوتها لصالحه بعد أن منعها قاضي اللجنة من ذلك’’، وفق ما قالت. وكانت إحدى النساء من قرية الدراز توجهت إلى المركز الانتخابي في الصباح الباكر مصطحبة معها […]

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Results are in

26 Nov, '0616 Comments

From the liberals points of view, it’s good news. At least all of the Wa’ad candidates have gone into a run-off with an opponent, so there is a good chance for a few of them to actually reach parliament, now that the vote is concentrated just between two people. The liberals now have to work […]

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Vote counting started

Vote counting started

25 Nov, '0610 Comments

The votes counting operation appears to have begun in several centres. This shot is off the installed webcams in Ahmed Al-Umran school. For seeing the physical counting operation live in various centres, please click here. Results will be announced on the official elections website at Vote4Bahrain.com, which, incidentally, is running Xaraya! This is the second […]

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Duty done

25 Nov, '067 Comments

Frances came and picked me up and we drove to the polling station in our neighbourhood to cast my vote. The ample car parking made the process of reaching the venue easy; even considering the muck left over after the rains earlier in the day. We negotiated the path from the car park to inside […]

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