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Local elections slated for March 22

By JT - Nov 29,2021 - Last updated at Nov 29,2021

AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission’s (IEC) Board of Commissioners on Sunday decided to hold governorate and municipal elections on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

This announcement comes in accordance with the provisions of Article 35 of the Local Administration Law No. 22 of 2021 and Article 6 of the Amman Municipality Law No.18 of 2021. IEC Media Spokesperson Jihad Momani said that this date comes after reviewing the legal periods for the electoral process.

He stressed the commission's readiness to conduct elections in accordance with legal principles and in cooperation with the electoral partners. The Cabinet had previously decided in its session last Wednesday to hold governorate and municipal council elections. 

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