Municipal elections: Preliminary results to be announced starting from 02:00 p.m. (ISIE President) | Tunisia News Gazette

Municipal elections: Preliminary results to be announced starting from 02:00 p.m. (ISIE President)

The preliminary results of the municipal elections will be announced on Monday as of 02:00 p.m., announced Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) President Mohamed Tlili Mansri, adding that the results of 50 municipal constituencies are already ready.

In a statement to TAP, Mansri said that the ISIE has three days to validate and proclaim all the results of the municipal elections given the volume of work and the number of decisions to apply (349) that must be checked before announcing the winners’ lists out of a total of 2,074 candidate lists.

He pointed out that the offenses recorded so far consists in non-compliance with the electoral silence, specifying that the ISIE only intervenes in political offenses and that “criminal offenses are the responsibility of the prosecution and courts.”

According to Mansri, article 52 of the Electoral Code includes certain concepts that should be better defined and clarified as the respect of the opponent’s dignity.

Moreover, the ISIE President considered it inadmissible to allow the servicemen and security personnel to vote in the middle of an election campaign.

He stressed the need to analyse the municipal elections’ results to understand the reasons for voter abstention.

Source: TAP News Agency

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