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Parliamentary Elections 2019

Summary
  • President Solih joins MDP's election win celebrations
  • Main ruling MDP celebrates overwhelming win in Parliamentary Elections
  • B.Eydhafushi-2 F02.08.2

5 months ago

22:58

Zunana Zalif

President Solih joins MDP's election win celebrations

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has joined the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party's celebrations following their momentous win in the Saturday polls.

Former President Mohamed Nasheed joined the celebration. He won the seat for central-Mahchangoalhi.

 

5 months ago

22:54

Zunana Zalif

Main ruling MDP celebrates overwhelming win in Parliamentary Elections

Main ruling Maldivian Democratic Party has begun celebrating its overwhelming win in the Parliamentary Elections held on Saturday.

Preliminary results show MDP leads Parliament majority with most of the votes.

MDP is hosting the celebration gathering in Henveiru-ward of the capital city.

 

5 months ago

22:10

Aishath Shaany

B.Eydhafushi-2 F02.08.2

Ahmed Arif - 27.8%

Ahmed Saleem - 71.1%

Ahmed Faisal - 0.3%

Yoosuf Moosa - 0.8%

5 months ago

22:08

Aishath Shaany

West-Henveiru-3 T14.1.3

Aishath Nazima - 15.9%

Ahmed Nasif - 17.7%

Hassan Latheef - 61.5%

Hussain Hamid - 4.9%

5 months ago

22:07

Aishath Shaany

Hoarafushi-2 A01.04.2

Ahmed Saleem - 58.7%

Mohamed Ismail - 41.3%

5 months ago

22:06

Aishath Shaany

Velidhoo-3 D03.13.3

Musthafa Adam- 2.1%

Mohamed Abbas - 46.5%

Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeq - 51.4%

5 months ago

22:05

Aishath Shaany

Hoarafushi-3 A01.04.3

Ahmed Saleem - 64.5%

Mohamed Ismail - 35.5%

5 months ago

22:02

Aishath Shaany

Velidhoo-1 D03.13.1

Musthafa Adam - 3.4%

Mohamed Abbas - 45.2%

Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeq - 51.4%

5 months ago

21:59

Aishath Shaany

Hinnavaru -3 G01.01.3

Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim - 31.5%

Jeehaan Mahmood - 65.9%

Ziyad Rashad - 2.5%

5 months ago

21:58

Aishath Shaany

Hulhumale'-4 T01.1.4

Ibrahim Faisal - 32.1%

Ibrahim Khaleel Abdulla - 1.4%

Azleen Ahmed - 6.4%

Ibrahim Muaz Ali - 2.8%

Hassan Shaheed - 1.4%

Ali Niyaz - 53.7%

Ghanim Mohamed - 2.3%

5 months ago

21:56

Aishath Shaany

Hithadhoo-6 S05.1.1

Ahmed Rasheed - 50.3%

Zahid Rameez - 0%

Hussain Solih - 49.2%

Mohamed Arif - 0.6%

5 months ago

21:55

Aishath Shaany

Feydhoo, Addu City (Male'-3 S02.0.1)

Ibrahim Didi - 40.1%

Mohamed Nihad - 59.9%

5 months ago

21:54

Aishath Shaany

Mulaku (M.Kolhufushi-1 K02.06.1)

Aishath Riyasa - 15.1%

Ibrahim Naseer - 49.6%

Mohamed Faisal - 0.2%

Mariyam Juhaina Sodig - 8.8%

Yoosuf Sidhugee - 26.4%

5 months ago

21:51

Aishath Shaany

Inguraidhoo-1 E04.12.1

Hassan Ahmed - 30.6%

Ibrahim Falaah - 23.6%

Hussain Aslam - 0%

Ismail Ali - 34.2%

Ahmed Hussain - 11.5%

5 months ago

21:50

Aishath Shaany

Maradhoo, Addu City (Male' -4 S03.0.1)

Shereena Abdul Samad - 25.2%

Ibrahim Shareef - 56%

Mohamed Faleel Ali Didi - 16.4%

Fathimath Badhoora - 2.4%

5 months ago

21:49

Aishath Shaany

HA. Baarah-2 A03.14.2

Ibrahim Shujau - 55.3%

Ahmed Abdulla - 44.7%

5 months ago

21:48

Aishath Shaany

Ungoofaaru (Maakurathu-1 E02.08.1)

Abdul Matheen Mohamed - 29%

Ilham Ahmed - 15.6%

Abdulla Rasheed - 0%

Mohamed Waheed - 55.4%

5 months ago

21:46

Aishath Shaany

North-Galolhu-3 T05.1.3

Ibrahim Ashraf - 1.4%

Dr. Mohamed Shafi'ee Abdul Mun'nim - 2.9%

Ibrahim Hamza Ali - 21.7%

Eva Abdulla - 70.2%

Mohamed Naaish - 3.8%

5 months ago

21:39

Aishath Shaany

Thulhaadhoo (B.Fehendhoo-1 F01.12.1)

Mohamed Zaheen - 1.8%

Hisaan Hussain - 58.4%

Mohamed Atheef - 39.8%

Ibrahim Afeef - 0%

5 months ago

21:37

Aishath Shaany

Maradhoo-Feydhoo-2 S07.2.2

Abdul Rahman - 40.9%

Mohamed Farhad - 0.5%

Rozaina Adam - 58.6%

5 months ago

21:35

Aishath Shaany

Hoarafushi (Male'-2- A01.0.2)

Ahmed Saleem - 48.8%

Mohamed Ismail - 51.6%

5 months ago

21:34

Aishath Shaany

North-Mahchangoalhi-4- T07.1.4

Jameela Ali Khalid 21.9%

Adam Manik - 1.4%

Mohamed Rasheed - 43.6%

Ahmed Faris Maumoon - 25.7%

Mohamed Zameel - 0.2%

Aminath Shiruna - 7.2%

5 months ago

21:32

Aishath Shaany

Central-Maafannu-2 T11.1.2

Ibrahim Shiyam - 21.8%

Fathimath Rishana - 6.4%

Anoosha Abdul Latheef - 0.9%

Ibrahim Rasheed - 39.1%

Ilyas Farhaad - 7.5%

Asma Rasheed - 24.4%

5 months ago

21:30

Aishath Shaany

Naifaru-2- G02.02.2

Abdulla Abdul Hakeem - 9.8%

Ahmed Mohamed - 10.2%

Mohamed Karim - 31.2%

Ahmed Shiyam - 48.8%

5 months ago

21:25

Aishath Shaany

Hoarafushi-1 A01.04.1

Ahmed Saleem - 62.8%

Mohamed Ismail - 37.2%

5 months ago

21:24

Aishath Shaany

Kanditheemu (Sh.Goidhoo-1- C01.03.1)

Fayaz Yoosuf - 1.8%

Abdulla Shaheem Abdul Hakeem - 34.8%

Mohamed Arif - 26.2%

Mohamed Hussain - 35.8%

Abdul Majeed Ali - 1.4%

5 months ago

21:22

Aishath Shaany

GA. Villingilli-2- P01.02.2

Haroon Rasheed - 37.1%

Shaheeb Ibrahim - 17.3%

Saud Hussain - 42.1%

Shaheeb Abdul Azeez - 3.5%

Mohamed Ikleel - 0%

Mussad Saeed - 0%

5 months ago

21:19

Aishath Shaany

Feydhoo-4 S02.1.4

Ibrahim Didi - 46.9%

Mohamed Nihad - 53.1%

5 months ago

21:16

Aishath Shaany

Baarah (HA. Muraidhoo-1- A03.13.1)

Ibrahim Shujau - 48.9%

Ahmed Abdulla - 51.1%

5 months ago

21:14

Aishath Shaany

Kelaa (Male'-7- A05.0.2)

Mohamed Nazim - 0%

Ali Arif - 48.1%

Adam Fazeel - 2.5%

Mohamed Alham - 0.3%

Thooba Rasheed - 0.3%

Ibrahim Shareef - 48.9%

5 months ago

21:07

Aishath Shaany

Lh.Hinnavaru-1- G01.01.1

Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim - 41.5%

Jeehaan Mahmood - 57.1%

Ziyad Rashad - 1.4%

5 months ago

21:06

Aishath Shaany

Feydhoo (Addu City, Male'-9- S02.0.2)

Ibrahim Didi - 40.4%

Mohamed Nihad - 59.6%

5 months ago

21:05

Aishath Shaany

Dhangethi (ADh.Dhihdhoo-1- I03.08.1)

Hussain Husny - 0%

Mohamed Nazim - 83.1%

Maumoon Abdul Samad - 7.9%

Ibrahim Ali - 3.4%

Ibrahim Rameez - 0%

Abdul Hameed Abdul Samad - 0%

Mohamed Ibrahim - 5.6%

5 months ago

21:03

Aishath Shaany

North-Henveiru-1- T04.1.1

Samaahath Abdul Rasheed - 2.8%

Mohamed Shainee 19.4%

Mohamed Fazeel - 26.4%

Mohamed Dhilshan Abdulla - 51.4%

Ibrahim Ziyath - 0%

Alhan Fahmy - 0%

Ibrahim Muizzu - 0%

5 months ago

21:01

Aishath Shaany

GDh. Gahdhoo-3- Q05.05.3

Ahmed Zahir - 57.4%

Ibrahim Zahid - 12.5%

Ahmed Rasheed - 30.1%

5 months ago

21:00

Aishath Shaany

Th. Guraidhoo (Gaadhihfushi -1- N04.09.1)

Hussain Manik Dhon Manik - 6.3%

Mohamed Nasir - 50.8%

Ibrahim Farah - 0%

Mohamed Ibrahim Manik - 5.3%

Mohamed Ghassaan Maumoon - 37.6%

5 months ago

20:57

Aishath Shaany

Baarah (Male'-8- A03.0.2)

Ibrahim Shujau - 51.2%

Ahmed Abdulla - 48.8%

5 months ago

20:56

Aishath Shaany

Kin'bidhoo (Omadhoo-1- N03.13.1)

Mohamed Nashiz - 58%

Abdul Salam Ahmed - 0.9%

Ibrahim Naeem - 0.9%

Mohamed Amjad - 0.4%

Ibrahim Riza - 13.7%

Ahmed Khaleel - 15%

Ahmed Shareef - 11.1%

5 months ago

20:54

Aishath Shaany

South-Hithadhoo (Gan-1- V05.1.1)

Ahmed Latheef - 6.3%

Dr. Ahmed Naseer - 25%

Ibrahim Nazil - 68.8%

Mohamed Rasheed - 0%

5 months ago

20:53

Aishath Shaany

North-Mahchangoalhi - 1- T07.1.1

Jameela Ali Khalid - 9.9%

Adam Manik - 2.5%

Mohamed Rasheed - 49.1

Ahmed Faris Maumoon - 33.6%

Mohamed Zameel - 1.1%

Aminath Shiruna - 3.8%

5 months ago

20:51

Aishath Shaany

Mathiveri (AA. Maalhos-1- U01.07.1)

Hassan Zareer - 70.8%

Hussain Mohamed - 23.5%

Fathimath Riyasa - 507%

Is'haaq Ahmed - 0%

5 months ago

20:50

Aishath Shaany

Addu Meedhoo (Gan -1- V05.1.1)

Abdul Rahman - 66.7%

Mohamed Farhad - 0%

Rozaina Adam - 33.3%

5 months ago

20:48

Aishath Shaany

North-Maafannu - 1- T09.1.1

Hassan Rifaaee Bushry - 20.5%

Imthiyaz Fahmy - 66.2%

Ahmed Musthafa - 13.3%

5 months ago

20:47

Aishath Shaany

Sh. Bilehfahi - 1- C01.06.1

Fayaz Yoosuf - 0%

Abdulla Shaheem Abdul Hakeem - 45.6%

Mohamed Arif - 6.7%

Mohamed Hussain - 46.6%

Abdul Majeed Ali - 1.1%

5 months ago

20:37

Humaam Ali

Gan - 1 - V05.1.1

Ahmed Mohamed - 42.1%

Ahmed Saeed - 42.1%

Mohamed Aslam - 15.8%

5 months ago

20:35

Humaam Ali

HA. Dhidhdhoo - 2 - A04.08.2

Abdul Latheef Mohamed - 4.6%

Hussain Rasheed - 27.1%

Abdulla Waheed - 42.8%

Mohamed Hassan - 25.4%

5 months ago

20:33

Humaam Ali

HA. Molhadhoo - 1 - A02.03.1

Ahmed Saleem - 80%

Mohamed Ismail - 20%

5 months ago

20:31

Humaam Ali

Addu, Hithadhoo - 4 - S04.1.4

Ahmed Mohamed - 22.3%

Ahmed Saeed - 37.8%

Mohamed Aslam - 36.4%

5 months ago

20:30

Humaam Ali

Th. Dhiyamigili - 1 - N04.04.1

Hussain Manik Dhonmanik - 12.4%

Mohamed Nasir - 40.7%

Mohamed Ghassan Maumoon - 46.3%

5 months ago

20:27

Humaam Ali

Addu, Feydhoo - 4 - S02.1.4

Ibrahim Didi 46.9%

Mohamed Nihad - 53.1%

5 months ago

20:26

Humaam Ali

Fuvahmulah City, Male' - 2 - R02.0.1

Hussain Mohamed Didi 69%

Hassan Latheef 31%

5 months ago

20:25

Humaam Ali

AA. Thoddoo - 1 - U02.01.1

Mohamed Mabrooq - 17.5%

Ibrahim Hassan - 48.1%

Hassan Shiyam - 34.4%

5 months ago

20:24

Humaam Ali

Kendhoo constituency - F03

Ahmed Riza - 29.3%

Ahmed Latheef - 32.6%

Ali Hussain - 38%

5 months ago

20:23

Humaam Ali

Th. Dhiyamigili - 1 - N04.04.1

Hussain Manik Dhonmanik - 12.4%

Mohamed Nasir - 40.7%

Mohamed Ghassan Maumoon - 46.3%

5 months ago

20:19

Humaam Ali

ADh. Dhidhdhoo - 1 - I03.08.1

Mohamed Nazim - 83.1%

Maumoon Abdul Samad - 7.9%

Ibrahim Ali - 3.4%

Mohamed Ibrahim - 5.6%

5 months ago

20:18

Humaam Ali

M. Maduvvari - 1 - K01.08.1

Heena Waleed - 28.6%

Ikram Hassan - 45%

Ahmed Nazim - 26.4%

5 months ago

20:15

Humaam Ali

Dh. Rinbidhoo - 1 - M01.03.1

Ahmed Nizam - 24.3%

Ahmed Shiyam - 75.7%

5 months ago

20:14

Humaam Ali

Lh. Hinnavaru - 4 - G01.01.4

Abdulla Nazim - 43.8%

Jihan Mahmood - 55.7%

Ziyad Rashad - 0.5%

5 months ago

20:06

Humaam Ali

Gan constituency - 002

Gan constituency - 002

L. Mundoo - 1 002.04.1

Candidate 1, Adam Asim - 44.5%

Candidate 2, Abdulla Didi - 0%

Candidate 3, Mohamed Wisam - 35.5%

Candidate 4, Farhad Daood - 1.8%

Candidate 5, Nahula Ali - 18.2%

5 months ago

20:04

Humaam Ali

R. Alifushi - 1 - E01.01.1

Candidate 1, Mohamed Rasheed Hussain - 58.6%

Candidate 2, Ahmed Hussain - 41.5%

5 months ago

20:02

Humaam Ali

South Mahchangolhi constituency - 4 - T08.1.4

Candidate 1, Abdulla Sinan - 24.2%

Candidate 2, Fuad Thowfeeq - 2.5%

Candidate 3, Ibrahim Shakir - 0.8%

Candidate 4, Ibrahim Mamnoon - 20%

Candidate 5, Ahmed Hailam - 46.7%

5 months ago

19:56

Humaam Ali

Alifushi Constituency - E01.01.2

Alifushi Constituency - E01

R. Alifushi - 2 E01.01.02

Candidate 1, Mohamed Rasheed Hussain - 56%

Candidate 2, Ahmed Hussain - 44%

5 months ago

19:49

Humaam Ali

Dhiggaru Constituency - K01

M. Maduvvari -1 K01.08.1

Candidate 1, Heena Waleed - 28.6%

Candidate 2, Ibrahim Hassan - 45%

Candidate 3, Ahmed Nathim - 26.4%

5 months ago

19:29

Zunana Zalif

#RESULTS Alifushi (Alifushi constituency) E01.01.2

Candidate no 1, Mohamed Rasheed Hussain: 56%

Candidate no 2, Ahmed Hussain: 44%

5 months ago

19:26

Zunana Zalif

#RESULTS Sun Island Resort and Spa (Maamigili constituency) Z03.1.1

Candidate no 1, Ali Ameez: 45.5%

Candidate no 2, Qasim Ibrahim: 54.5%

Candidate no 3, Ahmed Ibrahim: 0%

5 months ago

19:25

Zunana Zalif

#RESULTS Thimarafushi (Thimarafushi constituency) N02.10.3

Candidate no 1, Abdulla Riyaz: 43%

Candidate no 2, Ibrahim Sanaah: 24.2%

Candidate no 3, Abdulla Shakeeb: 0%

Candidate no 4, Mohamed Musthafa: 32.7%

5 months ago

19:22

Zunana Zalif

#RESULTS Addu (Addu Meedhoo constituency) S07.1.1

Candidate no 1: Abdul Rahman: 48.7%

Candidate no 2, Mohamed Farhad: 5.3%

Candidate no 3, Rozaina Adam: 45.9%

5 months ago

19:15

Zunana Zalif

#RESULTS Holiday Island Resort and Spa (Maamigili constituency) Z23.1.1

Candidate no 1, Ali Ameez: 29.4 %

Candidate no 2, Qasim Ibrahim: 68.6%

Candidate no 3, 2%

5 months ago

19:06

Zunana Zalif

#RESULTS Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2 (Hoarafushi constituency) W02.1.2

Candidate no 1, Ahmed Saleem: 70.6%

Candidate no 2: Mohamed Ismail: 29.4%

5 months ago

18:34

Humaam Ali

Officials begin counting votes

Officials begin counting votes at some polling stations.

5 months ago

18:27

Zunana Zalif

Total 207,360 voted by the time polls closed

ECM reveals that a total of 207,360 individuals had casts their votes by the time polls closed at 6pm.

 

5 months ago

18:14

Humaam Ali

Polls close, Former President Yameen fails to vote

The polls have closed with Former President Yameen failing to turn up to vote.

Yameen in an earlier election

5 months ago

18:02

Zunana Zalif

Voting period finishes, queues closed in some polling stations

As voting period comes to an end, ECM officials in some polling stations have begun closing off queues,

While voting was initially set until 4pm, Elections Commission extended it by two hours following less voter turnout.

Those who were already in the queue by 6pm may still cast their votes.

 

5 months ago

17:37

Zunana Zalif

200,464 voters have cast their ballot

Voter turnout has reached over 75% of those eligible, with 200,464 voters having cast their ballots thus far

 

5 months ago

17:04

Humaam Ali

Voter turnout reaches 70%

Voter turnout in the parliamentary election has reached 70%, with less than an hour until voting closes.

5 months ago

16:23

Zunana Zalif

160,534 people have voted

160,534 people have voted this far, which is 60% of those eligible

 

5 months ago

16:18

Zunana Zalif

Sunday declared a holiday

The President's Office has revealed that President Solih has declared Sunday a government holiday on account of the ongoing parliamentary elections.

 

5 months ago

16:15

Zunana Zalif

Officers assist elderly cast his vote in Funadhoo

Police officers continue to assist the elderly in casting their votes across the country.

 

5 months ago

16:00

Humaam Ali

President declares Sunday a public holiday

The President has declared April 7, Sunday, a public holiday.

 

5 months ago

15:31

Humaam Ali

Voting time extended by two hours

Elections Commission has extended voting time by two hours, both in Maldives and abroad.

A polling station

5 months ago

15:05

Humaam Ali

More voters queue up

More voters queue up at polling stations, which are set to close one hour from now.

Voters at a polling station

5 months ago

14:58

Humaam Ali

140,900 people have voted

140,900 people have voted in the parliamentary election. 46.72% of eligible voters have not yet voted.

The Elections Commission urges voters to go to the polling stations quickly or risk having to wait in long queues.

Live statistics of the 2019 parliamentary election
 

5 months ago

14:35

Aishath Shaany

Over 50% of eligible voters cast their ballot

51.7 percent of total eligible voters have cast their ballot by 2:30pm

 

5 months ago

14:26

Aishath Shaany

TM urges "all parties to maintain the climate of peace"

Transparency Maldives(TM)'s observers active at polling stations.

Noting that 99 percent of the polling stations were setup "to ensure secret vote," TM said that it will be closely monitoring the one percent "where the secrecy of ballot maybe compromised due to set up of the polling station."

It further encouraged "all parties to maintain the climate of peace and the public to to go out and vote." 

 

5 months ago

14:20

Humaam Ali

126,737 people have voted so far

At 2pm, voter turn out in the parliamentary election has reached 126,737, which is 47.9 percent of total eligible voters.

A polling station in Hoarafushi

5 months ago

13:55

Aishath Shaany

Voting begins in UK

Voting begins in the United Kingdom, at 1:30pm Maldives time.

With this, voting is underway at all polling stations, says ECM.

5 months ago

13:51

Humaam Ali

"Sudden drop" in voter turnout

With 100,046 votes cast by 1pm, Elections Commissioner says "a sudden drop in turnout observed"

 

5 months ago

13:20

Humaam Ali

Voter turnout has exceeded 100,000

Over 100,000 people vote in the parliamentary election.

5 months ago

13:13

Humaam Ali

Three voters arrested in Feydhoo for photographing ballot papers

Three voters at the Addu City Feydhoo School polling station have been arrested for photographing ballot papers.

5 months ago

13:09

Humaam Ali

Foreign Minister casts his vote

Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid accompanies his parents to the polling station.

 

5 months ago

13:04

Humaam Ali

Police help elderly voter

A police officer assist an elderly voter at the polling station. Elderly people are exempt from waiting in queues.

Police officer assist an elderly voter in the parliamentary election 2019

5 months ago

12:48

Humaam Ali

Election's advisory committee holds 10th meeting

National advisory committee for this year's parliamentary election holds 10th meeting.

 

5 months ago

12:44

Humaam Ali

Police arrest voter who took photo of ballot paper

Police have taken into custody a voter in GA. Villingili who is suspected of taking a photo of the ballot paper after voting.

Officers at a Villingili polling station

5 months ago

12:39

Humaam Ali

90,306 people have voted so far

Out of 264,442 eligible voters, 90,306 people have voted in the election thus far.

Photo taken during the parliamentary election

5 months ago

12:18

Shan Anees

Three complaints submitted over voting rights, says Human Rights Commission

Three complaints regardings voting rights have been submitted to the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives. 

The commission's tweet says that the complaints have been submitted to the National Complaints Bureau, and two of them have been addressed. 

5 months ago

12:13

Shan Anees

Commonwealth observers active at polling stations

Observers from the Commonwealth are active at polling stations in capital city Malé and outlying islands. 

 

5 months ago

11:46

Zunana Zalif

ECM updates total number of people who've voted thus far

Out of the 264,442 eligible voters, a total of 66,672 people have voted in the election thus far.

Cordinators at the Elections Center.

5 months ago

11:42

Zunana Zalif

Locals assist elderly to vote

Locals assist an elderly man to cast his vote.

Elections Commission earlier announced that the elderly is among the people who will not have to wait in a queue to cast their votes.

Locals help elderly man to cast his vote

5 months ago

11:30

Zunana Zalif

Police reveal two complaints have been submitted regarding ongoing ballots

Maldives Police Service has revealed that two complaints regarding the ongoing ballots have been submitted. 

Police will reveal further details as they unfold, they revealed.

 

5 months ago

11:21

Zunana Zalif

Vice President Faisal Naseem casts his vote

Vice President Faisal Naseem has cast his vote.

Speaking to press after casting his vote, VP Naseem reiterated President Solih's hope that the election will proceed smoothly and safely.

He went on to thank the Elections Commission for the well-organized election and thanked the people for their cooperation in ensuring the election goes smoothly.

VP Naseem was an MP for Kaashidhoo constituency.

VP Naseem casts vote.
VP Naseem casts vote.
 

5 months ago

11:20

Zunana Zalif

Former President and government coalition leader Gayoom votes

Former President and government coalition leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has cast his vote.

He is a constituent of north-Mahchangoalhi.

Former President Gayoom casts his vote. Photo by RaajjeMV

5 months ago

11:01

Zunana Zalif

ECM publicizes current polling status

Elections Commission has revealed the polling status thus far.

While 26,513 males have voted thus far, ECM revealed that 16,561 females have voted thus far. the total number of individuals who have voted so far reach 43,074

 

5 months ago

10:26

Zunana Zalif

Voting proceeds in Maduvvari island

Voting proceeds smoothly in Maduvvari island of Raa atoll.

 

5 months ago

10:20

Zunana Zalif

Urging as many people to come out and vote, President casts his

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has cast his vote in the Hinnavaru constituency.

President Solih casts his vote at Jamaaluddin School.

5 months ago

10:15

Zunana Zalif

President Solih arrives at polling station

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has arrived at his respective polling station at Jamaaluddin School, Malé.

Speaking to press at the polling station, President Solih had urged as many people to come out and vote for the 19th Parliament.

He noted that voting is proceeding with complete peace and security.

President Solih is casting his vote for Hinnavaru constituency for which three candidates are contesting.

President Solih arrives at polling station in Jamaaluddin School.

5 months ago

09:58

Zunana Zalif

Blue Tide Operation proceeds smoothly

Over 1,200 officers are active in maintaining safety and security throughout the Operation Blue Tide across the nation on election day.

 

5 months ago

09:32

Zunana Zalif

Voting begins in Trivandrum, India

Voting has commenced in neighboring India's Trivandrum at 8:30 (Indian time).

Maldives consulate in Trivandrum revealed that the ballot box will remain open until 4:30 pm as scheduled.

 

5 months ago

09:27

Zunana Zalif

We are committed to ensure a safe and smooth election day: Police Commissioner

Commissioner of Police Mohamed Hameed has stated that over 500 officers are active in ensuring safety and security is maintained throughout the election day and post-election.

 

5 months ago

09:23

Zunana Zalif

First Lady casts her vote

First Lady Fazna Ahmed has cast her vote to the west-Maafannu ballot box.

First Lady casts her vote. Photo by RaajjeMV

5 months ago

09:07

Zunana Zalif

#VIDEO: Nasheed casts his vote

 

5 months ago

08:58

Zunana Zalif

Former president and parliamentary candidate, Nasheed casts vote

Former President Mohamed Nasheed, ruling Maldivian Democratic Party's candidate for Central-Mahchangoalhi constituency, casts vote
 
Former President Mohamed Nasheed

5 months ago

08:57

Zunana Zalif

ECM members monitor polling stations

Members of the Elections Commission are actively visiting polling stations in the capital city to monitor the vote procedure.

Commissioner Shareef and members joined to observe the process in Iskandar School. Shareef told RaajjeMV that although some queues are longer, voting is proceeding swiftly and that he hopes this elections will proceed as smoothly and safely as the Presidential Elections of 2018.

5 months ago

08:38

Zunana Zalif

ECM to hold briefing session regarding elections

While the only location in which voting is yet to begin is Thilafushi, ECM revealed that they will be holding a briefing session regarding the electoral procedure at 9am.

5 months ago

08:33

Zunana Zalif

No major issues reported: Police

While voting is underway across the country, except at one polling station, no "major" issues reported so far, says Maldives Police Service.

 

5 months ago

08:29

Zunana Zalif

Interim results of the election to be released by 9pm: ECM

The interim results of the election currently underway in the Maldives will be released by 9pm on Saturday, reveals the Elections Commission of the Maldives.

 

5 months ago

08:22

Zunana Zalif

Voting yet to begin in Thilafushi

An official from the Elections Commission has revealed that voting is yet to begin in Thilafushi island due to a hold up.

As such, they are yet to acquire the permit to transfer the ballot boxes to the polling station in the island.

RaajjeMV understands that voting will begin in Thilafushi island shortly.

5 months ago

08:17

Zunana Zalif

Police officers active in all islands

Officers of the Maldives Police Service are active in all islands in which voting is taking place. 

Police had begun an operation under the name "Operation Blue Tide" to ensure safety and security throughout the elections.

 

5 months ago

08:11

Zunana Zalif

Voting begins

Voting has begun in some polling stations in Malé and some outlying islands.

Voting begins across Maldives.

5 months ago

07:43

Zunana Zalif

60 coordinators active at Elections Coordinating Centre

Elections Commissioner Ahmed Shareef has revealed that there are 60 coordinators active in the Elections Coordinating Centre.

 

5 months ago

07:38

Zunana Zalif

Those who can vote without queuing up

Those who may vote without queueing up are:

  1. Individuals with ECM passes (officials, monitors, observers)
  2. The elderly
  3. Disabled persons and persons with special needs
  4. Police officers
  5. Those who are pregnant and
  6. Those who have toddlers with them

5 months ago

07:25

Zunana Zalif

Preparations underway in Haa Alif Atoll education center

Officials are active in carrying out final preparations before voting begins in Haa Alif education center.

ECM officials in Haa Alif Atoll. Photo by RaajjeMV
ECM officials in Haa Alif Atoll. Photo by RaajjeMV

5 months ago

07:17

Zunana Zalif

Voters continue queueing outside polling stations in the capital city

Voters continue queueing outside polling stations in the capital city.

 

5 months ago

07:09

Zunana Zalif

Officials begin bringing in ballot boxes to polling station in Hoarafushi

Elections officials have begun transferring ballot boxes to the polling station in Hoarafushi island.

ECM officials active in Hoarafushi island. 
ECM officials active in Hoarafushi island. 
ECM officials active in Hoarafushi island. 

5 months ago

07:02

Zunana Zalif

All ballot boxes have been sent, preparations complete: ECM

Elections Commission has concluded sending all ballot boxes to polling stations across Malé.

5 months ago

06:57

Zunana Zalif

ECM officials active in transferring ballot boxes

Officials from the Elections Commission are active in carrying ballot boxes to polling stations across the capital city.

ECM officials prepare ballot boxes before voting commences. Photo by ECM
ECM officials prepare ballot boxes before voting commences. Photo by ECM

5 months ago

06:44

Zunana Zalif

Voting queues form across outlying islands

People have begun queueing up outisde polling centers stationed across outlying islands as well.

A queue has been formed outisde Himandhoo School in Alif Alif atoll.

Queue at Himandhoo School.

5 months ago

06:22

Zunana Zalif

People begin queueing up outside polling stations

People have begun queueing up outisde their respective polling stations.

Elections Commission has also begun sending ballot boxes to different polling centers stationed across the capital city.

A total of 144 ballot boxes will be stationed across Malé while the total ballot box count for Saturday’s polls is 501.

People begin queueing up

 

5 months ago

06:03

Humaam Ali

Parliamentary election begins at 8am

Voting duration (local times):

Maldives: 8am to 4pm.
India and Sri Lanka: 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Malaysia: 11am to 7pm.

United Kingdom: 9:30am to 5:30pm.

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20:54
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18:27
Total 207,360 voted by the time polls closed
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Polls close, Former President Yameen fails to vote
18:02
Voting period finishes, queues closed in some polling stations
17:37
200,464 voters have cast their ballot
17:04
Voter turnout reaches 70%
16:23
160,534 people have voted
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Sunday declared a holiday
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Officers assist elderly cast his vote in Funadhoo
16:00
President declares Sunday a public holiday
15:31
Voting time extended by two hours
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Over 50% of eligible voters cast their ballot
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Foreign Minister casts his vote
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ECM to hold briefing session regarding elections
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Voting yet to begin in Thilafushi
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Voting begins
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60 coordinators active at Elections Coordinating Centre
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Those who can vote without queuing up
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Officials begin bringing in ballot boxes to polling station in Hoarafushi
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