Kuwaitis head to polls; Total of 795,920 Kuwaitis eligible to vote
Kuwaiti voters, men and women, will go to the polls Thursday, in five electoral constituencies, to cast their votes and elect members of the National Assembly for the 17th legislative term of 2022. Voters will bear responsibility to reshape the course of the political scene and choose the right candidates that would best serve them and the nation. While being presented with the ballot paper, voters would recall His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s speech, which was delivered on his behalf by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, stressing on choosing the strong, trustworthy, and faithful in Almighty Allah and then his country, and who puts the interest of Kuwait and its people above all.
Among the 305 candidates running for the National Assembly elections, Kuwaitis will choose 50 members to represent them in Parliament, with 795,920 eligible voters. The voting process, which takes place according to the one-vote system, will start from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. local time, after which heads of the electoral committees will announce the end of the voting process, and beginning of counting followed by the announcement of the official results.