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Election fraud?

I got this through an email. I do not know the source, nor the authenticity of this clip, but I am sharing it with you here to give the chance for refuting what it actually shows. I hope that the authorities take it with extreme seriousness.…

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Giants and minnows, onwards to the next round

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 stepping aside for someone else to take up the forthcoming battles in four years’ time. But it’s a bit too early …

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Interference?

في ثالثة الشمالية ناخبة تطلب إبراء الذمة من مترشح «الوفاق» فاضل عنان: 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 البطاقة السكانية للتصويت للمترشح المذكور، من دون أن يكون معها جواز السفر ، وعندما سألها قاضي المركز عن الجواز، …

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Results are in

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 extra hard to convince people that they are the right choice. According to Al-Waqt newspaper, and Al-Wefaq’s site, 15 out of …

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Vote counting started

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 time that Bahrain depends on open source CMS for the elections website, the first was based on PostNuke, this one is …

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