The House of Representatives (HoR) reported that it had held an official session in Tobruk today, which it had called for yesterday. The HoR did not reveal how many members had attended, but photos and videos show about 30-40 members in the session.
The presidency of the House of Representatives (HoR) called in a statement on HoR members to convene on Tuesday in Tobruk to discuss the latest developments in the electoral process.
The High National Elections Commission (HNEC) sent 2869 files of parliamentary candidates to vetting procedures ahead of publishing the preliminary list of candidates so that appeals phase can begin afterward.
Less than three weeks before Libya’s presidential polls, dozens of Libyan lawmakers on Sunday called for questioning the head of the country’s elections commission along with judicial poll supervisors, Anadolu Agency reported.
Libya’s current electoral process lacks legal or procedural foundations for success, Chairman of the High Council of State, Khaled Al-Mishri, said yesterday.
Questions were raised Wednesday at the United Nations about the credibility of presidential elections due to be held in Libya on December 24, with the UN head insisting that he did not want the crucial vote to become “part of the problem.”
Ten years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya remains a fragmented country with a conflict between eastern and western regions involving a vast number of militias and foreign fighters.
Libya’s High Council of State on Sunday announced that there were “systematic” attempts to commit voter fraud in the run-up to contentious presidential elections.
It has been announced that 98 individuals, including two women, submitted their applications to contest Libya’s 24 December presidential election. The list included a militia-linked suspect, Libya’s top comedian, former and current parliamentary speakers and prime ministers, a former senior official from the Gaddafi era, a couple of businessmen and, …
At the Paris conference for Libya on 12 November, participating leaders gave a final push for a plan to hold elections in December, reinstating their backing for the long-awaited presidential and legislative polls, a key step in the UN-backed peace process to end 10 years of violent chaos since an …