Gambia: Gambia’s Electoral Commission Says It Has Registered 96,000 Voters; Replaces 14,000 Voters Cards!


“The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) wish to inform the general public that the total provisional number of applicants registered at the end of the supplementary registration of voters is ninety-six thousand and twenty-six (96,626) voters,” a press release issued by Gambia’s electoral commission stated.

“Fourteen thousand three hundred and ninety-five (14,395) voters had also replaced their voter’s cards,” the IEC statement added.

Gambians are going to the polls to elect a new President on December, 1, 2016. Incumbent President Yahya Jammeh has been in power for over twenty one years. Jammeh is vying for his fifth term in office.

Meanwhile, the IEC said the country’s legislative elections would be held on April, 6, 2017, while Local Government elections will take place on April, 12, 2018, respectively.

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