Elections Commission announces closure of polling centers

RAMALLAH, The Central Elections Commission (CEC) announced on Saturday the end of voting in the 2018 re-run local elections and closure of polling centers at 7:00 pm today as scheduled.

In a statement, the CEC announced that the number of electors in the West Bank localities in which elections were held reached 6,164 out of 11,523 eligible voters with a voter turnout of 53.5%.

The counting process commenced immediately after the closure of centers at the stations level. Counting minutes will be gathered at the headquarters of localities where the number of votes obtained by lists will be published.

CEC added that elections ran smoothly without serious violations that may have affected the elections results.

The official results will be announced on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency