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Local Council Election 2017

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  • Two ballot boxes in Malé still being counted
  • Technical problem causing delays in vote count
  • Results for Noonu Atoll, Magoodhoo -1

2 years ago

12:16

Shan Anees

Two ballot boxes in Malé still being counted

Elections Commission officials are still counting two ballot boxes placed in Malé. 

They are counting a ballot box for Eydhafushi island in Baa atoll placed at MES school, and one for Thinadhoo island in Gaafu Dhaalu atoll placed at Kalaafaanu School. 

Two ballot papers have also reportedly gone missing. 

2 years ago

09:54

Shan Anees

Technical problem causing delays in vote count

The Elections Commission is yet to fully count and process the ballots cast in Saturday's vote. Commission members cited a technical problem for the delay. 

 

2 years ago

06:48

Shan Anees

Results for Noonu Atoll, Magoodhoo -1

Noonu Atoll, Magoodhoo - 1

Aqil Hussain, MDA: 101 (24.16%

Akram Mohamed, MDP: 73 (17.46%)

Abdul Haleem Ahmed, MDP: 88 (21.05%)

Fathulla Naseer, MDP: 153 (36.6%)

Invalid: 3 (1%)

2 years ago

05:51

Shan Anees

Results for Addu City, Central Hithadhoo

Addu City, Central Hithadhoo

Jamsheedhaa Mohamed, MDP: 658 (68.05%)

Hussain Rasheed, PPM: 287 (29.68%)

Invalid: 22 (2%)

* Results are from boxes for Addu City, Central Hithadhoo - 7, 9, and 10

2 years ago

05:47

Shan Anees

Results for Baa Atoll, Thulhaadhoo

Results for Baa Atoll, Thulhaadhoo 

Abdullah Zahid, PPM: 101 (39.15%)

Ahmed Afrah, MDP: 106 (41.09%)

Invalid: 51 (20%)

* Results are from boxes in Baa Atoll - Fehendhoo 1 and Fulhadhoo 1

2 years ago

05:42

Shan Anees

Results for Fuvahmulah City, Central Fuvahmulah

Fuvahmulah City, Central Fuvahmulah - 3

Mohamed Maaliku, PPM: 629 (42.5%)

Mohamed Liraar, MDP: 804 (54.32%)

Invalid: 47 (3%)

* Results are from boxes for Fuvahmulah City, Central Fuvahmulah - 2,3, and 4 along with a box in capital city Malé

2 years ago

05:25

Shan Anees

Results for Malé, North Galolhu

Malé, North Galolhu 

Sifa Mohamed, MDP: 573 (68.21%)

Mohamed Aseel, PPM: 255 (30.36%)

Invalid: 12 (1%)

* Results are from boxes for Malé, North Galolhu - 2 and 3

2 years ago

05:22

Shan Anees

Results for Malé, Central Maafannu

Malé, Central Maafannu 

Azra Moosa, MDP: 549 (72.05%)

Ahmed Ashraf, PPM: 191 (25.07%)

Invalid: 22 (3%)

* Results are from boxes for Malé. Central Maafannu - 1 and 2

2 years ago

05:17

Shan Anees

Results for Malé, South Mahchangoalhi

Malé, South Mahchangoalhi 

Mohamed Shuaau, PPM: 759 (44.62%)

Ahmed Zameer, MDP: 903 (53.09%)

Invalid: 39 (2%)

* Results are from boxes for Malé South Mahchangoalhi - 1,2,3 and 4

2 years ago

05:12

Shan Anees

Results for Addu City, North Hithadhoo

Addu City, North Hithadhoo

Abdulla Sodig, MDP: 1310 (66.7%)

Shafaath Mohamed, PPM: 619 (31.52%)

Invalid: 35 (2%)

* Results are from boxes for Addu City, North Hithadhoo - 1,2,3,4,5 and a box in Malé city. 

2 years ago

05:07

Shan Anees

Voting at Maafushi prison is still ongoing

Prisoners at Maafushi prison continue to cast their vote. 

Voting was initially supposed to end by midnight tonight. 

2 years ago

05:05

Shan Anees

MDP wins all seats for Addu City Council

The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has acquired all seven seats for the council in Addu City. 

2 years ago

04:20

Shan Anees

MDP wins 12 out of 13 seats for Malé City Council

MDP is yet to confirm its status on the North Henveiru Constituency. 

 

2 years ago

04:18

Shan Anees

Results for Malé, North Maafannu

Malé, North Maafannu 

Mohamed Fazeen, MDP: 468 (74.76%)

Mohamed Saeed, PPM: 147 (23.48%)

Invalid: 11 (2%)

* Results are from Malé, North Maafanu boxes 1 and 2

2 years ago

04:15

Shan Anees

Results for Malé, South Galolhu

Malé, South Galolhu

Shaaheen Mahmood, MDP: 938 (61.59%)

Ahmed Imthiyaz, PPM: 557 (36.57%)

Invalid: 28 (2%)

2 years ago

04:12

Shan Anees

Results for Alifu Dhaalu, Dhihdhoo - 1

Alifu Dhaalu, Dhihdhoo - 1

Ahmed Abdullah, PPM: 66 (74.16%)

Mohamed Ahmed, JP: 21 (23.6%)

Invalid: 2 (2%)

2 years ago

04:07

Shan Anees

Results for Addu City, Feydhoo

Addu City, Feydhoo 

Ali Fahmee Ahmed, MDP: 354 (51.3%)

Ali Haaneez, PPM: 314 (45.51%)

Abdulla Saeedh, IND: 8 (1.16%)

* Results are from boxes for Addu City, Feydhoo 2 and 5

2 years ago

04:04

Shan Anees

Results for Malé, Hulhu-Henveiru - 1

Malé, Hulhu-Henveiru - 1

Mohamed Imthiyaz, PPM: 122 (43%)

Eman Abdullah Wasiu, JP: 14 (5%)

Adam Shareef, MDP: 144 (50%)

Invalid: 6 (2%)

 

2 years ago

03:49

Shan Anees

Mayor Abdulla Sodhiq wins seat again

MDP's candidate contesting the North Hithadhoo constituency, Abdulla Sodhiq, has won the seat. 

He has been a member of the Addu City council since it was created, and served as mayor during his last term. 

2 years ago

03:45

Shan Anees

Results for Addu City, Maradhoo

Addu City, Maradhoo 

Abdulla Afeef, IND: 46 (4.71%)

Faisal Ibrahim, MDP: 695 (71.14%)

Hussain Ziyaadh, PPM: 214 (21.9%)

Invalid: 22 (2%)

* Results are from boxes Addu City, Maradhoo - 1,2, and 3

2 years ago

03:42

Shan Anees

Results for Noonu Atoll, Magoodhoo - 1

Noonu Atoll, Magoodhoo - 1

Aqil Hussain, MDP:101 (24%)

Akram Mohamed, MDP: 73 (17%)

Abdul Haleem Ahmed, MDP: 88 (21%)

Fathulla Naseer, MDP: 153 (37%)

Invalid: 3 (1%)

2 years ago

03:37

Shan Anees

Results for Malé. Villimalé

Malé. Villimalé

Hamna Waheed, MDP: 132 (42.72%)

Amshaad Ahmed, PPM: 21 (6.8%)

Waleedha Waleedh, JP: 150 (48.54%)

Invalid: 6 (2%)

2 years ago

03:35

Shan Anees

Results for Faafu Atoll, Nilandhoo - 2

Faafu Atoll, Nilandhoo - 2

Abdul Azeez Hameed, IND: 103 (8%)

Mohamed Jaleel, IND: 281 (22%)

Abdul Latheef Mohamed, IND: 120 (9%)

Abdul Jaleel Ahmed. PPM: 128 (10%)

Mohamed Ahmed, IND: 140 (11%)

Ali Rasheed, IND: 117 (9%)

Mohamed Azeez, IND: 109 (9%)

Ali Mohamed, PPM: 270 (21%)

Invalid: 12 (1%)

2 years ago

03:31

Shan Anees

Results for Faafu Atoll, Nilandhoo - 1

Faafu Atoll, Nilandhoo - 1

Abdul Azeez Hameed, IND: 93 (8%)

Mohamed Jaleel, IND: 193 (16%)

Abdul Latheef Mohamed, IND: 157 (13%)

Abdul Jaleel Ahmed. PPM: 167 (14%)

Mohamed Ahmed, IND: 108 (9%)

Ali Rasheed, IND: 163 (14%)

Mohamed Azeez, IND: 106 (9%)

Ali Mohamed, PPM: 209 (17%)

Invalid: 3 (0%)

2 years ago

03:27

Shan Anees

Results for Lhaviyani Atoll, Olhuveli

Lhaviyani Atoll, Olhuveli

Ali Shaan, IND: 189 (20%)

Mohamed Azim, IND: 242 (25%)

Abdulazeez Mohamed, IND: 207 (21%)

Shaamin Hafeez, IND: 178 (18%)

Naaila Mohamed, PPM: 145 (15%)

Invalid: 3 (0%)

2 years ago

03:23

Shan Anees

Results for Thaa Atoll, Thimarafushi - 2

Ali Moosafulhu, PPM: 86 (13%)

Ismail Ibrahim, MDP: 109 (17%)

Mohamed Imad, PPM: 86 (13%)

Fathuhullah Adam, PPM: 105 (16%)

Mohamed Aflah, IND: 35 (5%)

Alim Abdulvahkhaab, MDP: 88 (14%)

Lamrath Mohamed, IND: 23 (4%)

Ahmed Ibrahim, MDP: 100 (15%)

Invalid: 14 (2%)

2 years ago

03:18

Shan Anees

MDP candidate wins Villimalé constituency

Hamna Waheed, the MDP candidate who ran for the Villimalé seat on the Malé City Council has won. Her PPM rival has congratulated her.

2 years ago

03:16

Shan Anees

Results for Shaviyani Atoll, Bilehfahi - 1

Shaviyani Atoll, Bilehfahi - 1

Hassan Zareer, JP: 14 (2%)

Adam Saleem, MDP: 118 (14%)

Ahmed Shareef, PPM: 143 (18%)

Ahmed Nafith, MDP: 134 (16%)

Ahmed Faisal, MDP: 120 (15%)

Ahmed Ziyad, PPM: 147 (18%)

Aslam Ismail, PPM: 136 (17%)

Invalid: 5 (1%)

2 years ago

02:23

Shan Anees

Elections Commission has acquired results for 38 boxes

The Elections Commission has said that it has thus far counted 38 boxes and acquired temporary results for them.

2 years ago

02:22

Shan Anees

Polling continues in Maafushi Prison

The ballot box in Maafushi prison is still open and voting is to continue until midnight. 

2 years ago

02:21

Shan Anees

Results for Alifu Alifu Atoll, Thoddoo - 1

Alifu Alifu Atoll, Thoddoo - 1

Khadheejaa Niushaa, MDP: 114 (13%

Thuhthu Manik, IND: 47 (5%)

Ali Aadham, IND: 57 (6%)

Hassan Abdulla, MDP: 199 (22%)

Hassan Zumaam, PPM: 120 (13%)

Hassan Ibrahim, PPM: 105 (12%)

Moosa Nifaal, JP: 86 (9%)

Aishath Aadham, MDP: 154 (17%)

Invalid: 24 (3%)

Eligible: 513

2 years ago

02:15

Shan Anees

Results for Addu City, Meedhoo - 3

Addu City, Meedhoo - 3

Hussain Hiyaaz, MDP: 174 (56%)

Ibrahim Jamal, IND: 79 (26%)

Aadham Shamoon Ismail, PPM: 55 (18%)

Invalid: 1 (0%)

Eligbile: 410

2 years ago

02:08

Shan Anees

Results for Baa Atoll, Fehendhoo - 1

Baa Atoll, Fehendhoo - 1

Moosa Naseem, MDP: 68 (22%)

Ibrahim Fazeel, MDP: 70 (23%)

Mohamed Aslam, PPM:  61 (20%)

Mohamed Ibrahim, PPM: 51 (17%)

Adam Aiman, PPM: 50 (16%)

Invalid: 9 (3%)

Eligible: 162

2 years ago

02:02

Shan Anees

Results for Malé, Central Henveiru - 3

Malé, Central Henveiru - 3

Ibrahim Nazim, IND: 15 (5%)

Rahuma Moosa, JP: 8 (3%)

Husnee Ageel, PPM: 70 (23%)

Ahmed Niyaz, MDP: 206 (68%)

Invalid: 6 (2%)

Eligible: 787

2 years ago

01:59

Shan Anees

Results for M. Veyvah, Veyvah - 1

M. Veyvah, Veyvah - 1

Hamdhoon Mohamed, IND: 107 (29%)

Mohamed Nazeeh, IND: 105 (29%)

Ahmed Areef, IND: 64 (18%)

Nadheem Abdulmajeed. IND:

Invalid: 87 (24%)

Eligible: 153

2 years ago

01:42

Shan Anees

Results for Haa Alif Atoll, Kelaa -1

Haa Alif Atoll, Kelaa -1

Abdulla Infaaz, PPM: 135 (47.2%)

Ahmed Rilwaan, MDP: 127 (44.41%)

Invalid: 24 (8%)

Eligible: 600

 

2 years ago

01:37

Shan Anees

Results for Fuvahmulah City, Central Fuvahmulah - 3

Fuvahmulah City, Central Fuvahmulah - 3

Mohamed Maaliku, PPM: 198 (56%)

Mohamed Liraar, MDP: 141 (40%)

Invalid:

Eligible: 471

2 years ago

01:32

Shan Anees

Results for Thaa Atoll, Guraidhoo

Thaa Atoll, Guraidhoo 

Adil Ibrahim, PPM: 411 (74.19%)

Thaaib Ismail, MDP: 136 (24.55%)

Invalid: 7%

Eligible: 2541

2 years ago

01:27

Shan Anees

Results for Addu City Council, North Hithadhoo

Addu City Council, North Hithadhoo

Abdulla Sodig, MDP: 322 (68.08%)

Shafaath Mohamed, PPM: 147 (31.08%)

Invalid: 4 (1%)

Eligible: 3774

 

2 years ago

01:25

Shan Anees

Results for Addu City Council, South Hithadhoo

Hussain Mamdhooh, IND: 38 (6.04%)

Mohamed Aamir, IND: 25 (3.97%)

Mohamed Yasrif, MDP: 443 (70.43%)

Hassan Naeem, PPM: 108 (17.17%)

Invalid: 15 (2%)

Eligible: 3884

2 years ago

01:11

Shan Anees

Almost all ballot boxes have been closed

All ballot boxes in the Maldives, except for a few in capital city Malé have been closed.

2 years ago

01:04

Shan Anees

Results for South-Maafannu - 2

South-Maafannu - 2

Ahmed Ali, PPM 175 (35%)

Hussein Shareef, MDP: 290 (58%)

Mohamed Nasir, IND: 9 (2%)

Hussein Ashkar, IND: 10 (3%)

Invalid: 14

Eligible: 993

2 years ago

00:58

Shan Anees

Results for Vaavu Atoll, Rakeedhoo - 1

Vaavu Atoll, Rakeedhoo - 1

Abdulla Rasheed, IND: 15 (7%)

Hussein Rasheed, MDP: 62 (30%)

Adam Hussain, MDP: 44 (23%)

Adam Saamee, MDP: 48  (18%)

Abdulhaaris Idhrees, PPM: 37 (1%)

Invalid: 2

Eligble: 154

 

2 years ago

00:42

Shan Anees

Results for Lhaviyani Atoll, Naifaru - 2

Lhaviyani Atoll, Naifaru - 2

H. Ibrahim, JP: 101 (27%)

M.Hussain, MDP: 142 (38%)

M.Rasheed, PPM: 114 (30%)

Invalid: 21 (6%)

Eligible: 551

2 years ago

00:37

Shan Anees

Results for Thaa Atoll, Guraidhoo - 1

Thaa Atoll, Guraidhoo - 1

Adil Ibrahim, PPM: 239 (77%)

Thaaib Ismail, MDP: 67 (22%)

Invalid: 3 (1%)

Eligible: 988

2 years ago

00:24

Shan Anees

Results for South-Galolhu - 3

South-Galolhu-3

Shaaheen Mahmood, MDP: 206 (56%)

Ahmed Imthiyaz, PPM: 158 (43%)

Invalid: 4 (1%)

Eligible: 876

 

2 years ago

00:10

Shan Anees

Results for Addu City, Hulhudhoo - 1

Addu, Hulhudhoo - 1

Ali Mohamed, PPM: 132 (59%)

Ibrahim Shukuree, MDP: 83 (37%)

Invalid: 7 (3%)

Eligible: 561

2 years ago

23:47

Shan Anees

Ballot count halted due to light tubes burning out

A polling station in Holhudhoo Island of Noonu Atoll has stopped counting ballots after the light tube at the premises burned out. 

2 years ago

23:43

Shan Anees

Police vacates polling station in Aminiya School

Police officers have vacated a polling station for Thaa atoll in Aminiya School - with the exception of observers - while ballot counting was ongoing. 

2 years ago

23:29

Shan Anees

Ballot count postponed

Ballot counting in Holhudhoo, Magoodhoo, and Miladhoo have been postponed to 18:45 hours. 

2 years ago

23:26

Shan Anees

Ballot count commences

Elections officials have begun counting ballot boxes that have been closed.

2 years ago

23:24

Shan Anees

President declares Sunday a public holiday

The President's Office has decided that tomorrow will be a public holiday, citing that many state employees had been heavily involved with Saturday's vote. 

2 years ago

23:17

Shan Anees

Addu City

Two ballot boxes in Addu City have also been closed. Counting for ballot boxes that have been closed now will commence at 18:30 hours. 

2 years ago

23:06

Shan Anees

Ballot boxes have begun closing

Some constituencies - namely ones in Baa and Lhaviyani atolls - have begun closing ballot boxes. 

2 years ago

22:44

Shan Anees

Election results cannot be trusted: JP

The opposition Jumhooree Party's deputy leader Hussein Rasheed Hassan said that the election's results cannot be trusted due to various discrepancies in the polling process. 

He said at a joint opposition press conference on Saturday evening that the decision to extend the voting period without discussion with the political parties contesting the election. 

He added that the decision is also a blatant violation of the Local Council Elections Act.

2 years ago

22:37

Shan Anees

Polling period extension is unlawful: MDP

Opposition parties - the Maldivian Democratic Party and Jumhooree Party - have said in a press conference that the Elections Commission's decision to extend the voting period is unlawful. 

At a press conference on Saturday evening, MDP's chair Hassan Latheef said that the decision appears to be a move to alter the results of the election. 

JP's Deputy Leader Hussein Rasheed called on the Elections Commission to refrain from 'such illegal acts'.

 

2 years ago

21:50

Aishath Shaany

Addu City

All polling stations in Addu City to be closed at 8 pm, despite most stations opening on time

2 years ago

21:34

Shan Anees

Voting Period Extended

The Elections Commission has extended the voting period, so that ballot boxes are now to be closed at 18:00 hours, two hours later than previously decided. 

Ballot boxes that had not been opened at 08:00 this morning will be closed at 20:00 hours. 

 

2 years ago

21:31

Shan Anees

Election Complaints

The Elections Commission said it has received 30 complaints about various factors in Saturday's vote. These include complaints involving logistical difficulties, documentation discrepancies, and about campaigning within polling stations. 

Some voters had also said that their names have already been checked off voter's lists despite them not having voted - which implies that their vote had been cast by someone else. 

2 years ago

21:28

Shan Anees

Vice President casts his vote

Vice Presidet Abdulla Jihad has also cast his vote. He voted to his constituency's ballot box at the Velaanaage complex in Malé. Vice President Jihad is a constituent of Hulhu-Henveiru. 

2 years ago

21:26

Shan Anees

Election Commission's Advisory

The Elections Commission has advised voters to be cautious of fake ballot papers, and asked them to not make any additional stains or marks on their papers. 

Further, the commission had also asked voters to provide assistance and give special attention to other voters who either have a physical disability or are elderly. 

2 years ago

20:45

Aishath Shaany

Have had complaints: EC

Elections Commission has said that a total of 30 complaints has been filed with them; 25 reported verbally while five complaints were reported via writing.

2 years ago

18:07

Shan Anees

Fake Ballot Papers

The Elections Commission has said that it has recieved reports of "fake ballot papers" being used at polling stations. 

The Commission noted that its ballot papers would have security features - which they would look into when counting ballots. 

Commission members had condemned the act and said they would thoroughly investigate the matter. 

2 years ago

17:35

Aishath Shaany

Individuals still campaigning

Maldives Police Service has said that it has stopped individuals campaigning near Hiriya School in Malé City 

2 years ago

17:27

Aishath Shaany

Local Council Elections 2017- South-Galolhu constituency

176 voters, out of 863 eligible voters, had cast their votes for the South-Galolhu (1) T06.1.1 ballot box by 12:15 pm

2 years ago

16:55

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Kaafu Atoll

143 constituents from the Central-Maafannu constituency have voted at the T11-04 ballot box thus far. 

 

2 years ago

16:35

Aishath Shaany

Local Council Elections 2017

Voting in all stations across the country officially began at 11:00 am, says Maldives Democracy Network (MDN).

MDN said there was a delay in more than 28 stations, adding that voting was delayed "due to the lack of a ballot box" in over three stations.

MDN on Thursday revealed that Elections Commission had rejected the applications of all of its elections observers for LCE2017.

 

2 years ago

16:10

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Vaavu Atoll

A candidate contesting for a council seat in Thinadhoo island has been removed from his constituency's polling station. 

2 years ago

16:04

Aishath Shaany

Transparency Maldives on LCE 2017

Transparency Maldives has said that they have observers monitoring the local council election proceedings at 20 polling stations across Maldives. TM noted that its key objective in observing LCE2017 "is to identify issues in electoral system & provide meaningful recommendations to address issues".

 

2 years ago

15:49

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Dhaalu Atoll

RaajjeMV's monitor in Meedhoo island has reported that the pro-government Maldives Development Alliance has been campaigning at a polling booth there. 

Election officials remove the MDA member from the polling booth

 

2 years ago

15:47

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Alifu Alifu Atoll

Voters have raised complaints of anti-campaigning going on at a polling booth in Ukulhas Island. Reportedly, members known to be aligned with the Progressive Party of Maldives have been making remarks outside the booth. 

2 years ago

15:45

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Thaa Atoll

Voting at the N03.0.1 box for Kimbidhoo Constituency has finally commenced. This ballot box is for Kimbidhoo constituents resident in capital city Malé and will be placed in Aminiyya School.

2 years ago

14:54

Aishath Shaany

President Yameen votes

President Abdulla Yameen has cast his vote for the Local Council Elections 2017

President Yameen casts vote

 

2 years ago

14:33

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Kaafu Atoll

132 constituents for Kaashidhoo have cast their vote. 

There are 10 candidates contesting for the island's council - 3 from the Maldivian Democratic Party, 3 from the Progressive Party of Maldives, and 4 independent candidates. 

2 years ago

14:26

Shan Anees

Local Council Elections 2017

Former President Mohamed Nasheed has cited experts to have said that the goverment may rig 20 percent of Saturday's votes. 

 

2 years ago

14:21

Shan Anees

Local Council Elections 2017

A voter who cast her ballot for the North-Galolhu constituency reported that the election ink applied to her finger rubbed off within an hour. 

 

2 years ago

14:16

Shan Anees

Local Council Elections 2017

Fake result sheets have been circulating. 

The Elections Commission condemned the move and called it unlawful. 

2 years ago

14:11

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Addu City

Voting is ongoing for all constituencies in Addu City. Polling booths have been fully active since 8:30 am. 

2 years ago

13:59

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - International Observation

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that international observers are present for Saturday's vote. 

 

2 years ago

13:50

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Kaafu Atoll

Voting is yet to commence in Noth-Henveiru constituency, and for the T07.1.1 ballot box in North Mahchangoalhi. 

"The delay in commencing vote is caused by a shortage of ooficials, some officials who had guaranteed their presence is yet to arrive but we have sent vote boxes to all constituencies now" Elections Commission's member. 

2 years ago

13:39

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Kaafu Atoll

Voting is yet to begin in Villimalé, the capital city's suburban extension. 

2 years ago

13:38

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Alifu Alifu Atoll

Voting is yet to commence in Himandhoo Island of Alifu Alifu Atoll. 

2 years ago

13:37

Shan Anees

LCE 2017 - Thaa Atoll

The N03.0.1 box for Kimbidhoo Constituency is yet to be placed. This ballot box is Kimbidhoo constituents resident in capital city Malé and will be placed in Aminiyya School.

2 years ago

13:04

Aishath Shaany

Voting for LCE2017 has begun

Voting in Thinadhoo of Vaavu Atoll to start at 9:30 am as the two observers assigned from the Elections Commission can only arrive in Thinadhoo then, after casting their votes in Vaavu Felidhoo

2 years ago

12:54

Shan Anees

Local Council Elections 2017

Voters across the country have begun casting their ballots

2 years ago

12:40

Shan Anees

Local Council Elections 2017

Officials from the Elections Commission have begun checking ID cards of those that have queued up to cast their votes

2 years ago

12:33

Shan Anees

Local Council Elections 2017

Composition of candidates contesting the elections based on their political alliegance: 

Progressive Party of Maldives: 516

Maldivian Democratic Party: 469

Jumhooree Party: 93

Maldives Development Alliance: 43

Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party: 1

Independent Candidates: 252

2 years ago

12:30

Shan Anees

Local Council Elections 2017

Voters have begun queuing up at polling stations across capital city Malé, and in the outer lying atolls. Polling is to start at 8:00 am.

2 years ago

11:30

Aishath Shaany

Local Council Election 2017

The Civil Court delayed the local council elections by two months on the request of the President Abdulla Yameen's faction of the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), citing internal conflict. Postponed twice more, the council elections is to start at 8 am, and continue till 4 pm on Saturday.

A total of 422 ballot boxes have been placed, while there are 255,987 eligible voters. 

 

 

2 years ago

Aishath Shaany

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12:16
Two ballot boxes in Malé still being counted
09:54
Technical problem causing delays in vote count
06:48
Results for Noonu Atoll, Magoodhoo -1
05:51
Results for Addu City, Central Hithadhoo
05:47
Results for Baa Atoll, Thulhaadhoo
05:42
Results for Fuvahmulah City, Central Fuvahmulah
05:25
Results for Malé, North Galolhu
05:22
Results for Malé, Central Maafannu
05:17
Results for Malé, South Mahchangoalhi
05:12
Results for Addu City, North Hithadhoo
05:07
Voting at Maafushi prison is still ongoing
05:05
MDP wins all seats for Addu City Council
04:20
MDP wins 12 out of 13 seats for Malé City Council
04:18
Results for Malé, North Maafannu
04:15
Results for Malé, South Galolhu
04:12
Results for Alifu Dhaalu, Dhihdhoo - 1
04:07
Results for Addu City, Feydhoo
04:04
Results for Malé, Hulhu-Henveiru - 1
03:49
Mayor Abdulla Sodhiq wins seat again
03:45
Results for Addu City, Maradhoo
03:42
Results for Noonu Atoll, Magoodhoo - 1
03:37
Results for Malé. Villimalé
03:35
Results for Faafu Atoll, Nilandhoo - 2
03:31
Results for Faafu Atoll, Nilandhoo - 1
03:27
Results for Lhaviyani Atoll, Olhuveli
03:23
Results for Thaa Atoll, Thimarafushi - 2
03:18
MDP candidate wins Villimalé constituency
03:16
Results for Shaviyani Atoll, Bilehfahi - 1
02:23
Elections Commission has acquired results for 38 boxes
02:22
Polling continues in Maafushi Prison
02:21
Results for Alifu Alifu Atoll, Thoddoo - 1
02:15
Results for Addu City, Meedhoo - 3
02:08
Results for Baa Atoll, Fehendhoo - 1
02:02
Results for Malé, Central Henveiru - 3
01:59
Results for M. Veyvah, Veyvah - 1
01:42
Results for Haa Alif Atoll, Kelaa -1
01:37
Results for Fuvahmulah City, Central Fuvahmulah - 3
01:32
Results for Thaa Atoll, Guraidhoo
01:27
Results for Addu City Council, North Hithadhoo
01:25
Results for Addu City Council, South Hithadhoo
01:11
Almost all ballot boxes have been closed
01:04
Results for South-Maafannu - 2
00:58
Results for Vaavu Atoll, Rakeedhoo - 1
00:42
Results for Lhaviyani Atoll, Naifaru - 2
00:37
Results for Thaa Atoll, Guraidhoo - 1
00:24
Results for South-Galolhu - 3
00:10
Results for Addu City, Hulhudhoo - 1
23:47
Ballot count halted due to light tubes burning out
23:43
Police vacates polling station in Aminiya School
23:29
Ballot count postponed
23:26
Ballot count commences
23:24
President declares Sunday a public holiday
23:17
Addu City
23:06
Ballot boxes have begun closing
22:44
Election results cannot be trusted: JP
22:37
Polling period extension is unlawful: MDP
21:50
Addu City
21:34
Voting Period Extended
21:31
Election Complaints
21:28
Vice President casts his vote
21:26
Election Commission's Advisory
20:45
Have had complaints: EC
18:07
Fake Ballot Papers
17:35
Individuals still campaigning
17:27
Local Council Elections 2017- South-Galolhu constituency
16:55
LCE 2017 - Kaafu Atoll
16:35
Local Council Elections 2017
16:10
LCE 2017 - Vaavu Atoll
16:04
Transparency Maldives on LCE 2017
15:49
LCE 2017 - Dhaalu Atoll
15:47
LCE 2017 - Alifu Alifu Atoll
15:45
LCE 2017 - Thaa Atoll
14:54
President Yameen votes
14:33
LCE 2017 - Kaafu Atoll
14:26
Local Council Elections 2017
14:21
Local Council Elections 2017
14:16
Local Council Elections 2017
14:11
LCE 2017 - Addu City
13:59
LCE 2017 - International Observation
13:50
LCE 2017 - Kaafu Atoll
13:39
LCE 2017 - Kaafu Atoll
13:38
LCE 2017 - Alifu Alifu Atoll
13:37
LCE 2017 - Thaa Atoll
13:04
Voting for LCE2017 has begun
12:54
Local Council Elections 2017
12:40
Local Council Elections 2017
12:33
Local Council Elections 2017
12:30
Local Council Elections 2017
11:30
Local Council Election 2017