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FNC election: Expired UAE ID cards accepted to vote

Fnc elections, UAE elections, Dubai

Abu Dhabi - Emiratis flock to poll centres across the country on last day of voting.

By Wam

Published: Sat 5 Oct 2019, 12:19 PM

Last updated: Sat 5 Oct 2019, 8:12 PM

Voting for Federal National Council representatives opened today in 39 polling centres across the country.
The voting process began at 8am and ends at 8pm when voting centres will shut down, the votes counted, and the preliminary list of winners of the FNC 2019 elections announced.
The statement added that voters will require to present their National ID cards to cast a vote - expired ID cards also accepted.
Since the start of the voting process - including early voting - a high turnout of voters were recorded at polling centres, reflecting the awareness of citizens on the importance of their political participation and parliamentary work in the UAE. This was also demonstrated in the overwhelming interaction shown by various community members, including women, the youth, and People of Determination.

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