Kuwaiti Voters Will Head to Polls Tuesday to Pick New Legislature

Kuwaiti eligible voters are set to flow to polling stations nationwide Tuesday in order to elect a new National Assembly (parliament).

As many as 793,646 eligible voters are poised to pick 50 out of 207 candidates to represent them at the new legislature for a term of four years.

Vote centers will open at 8:00 am local time (5:00 GMT) and close at 8:00 pm local time (5:00 GMT), according to Kuwait news agency (KUNA).

On May 5, the Department of Elections Affairs at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior opened the door for candidacy for the National Assembly elections for the 17th legislative term, and it lasted until May 14.

Source: Qatar News Agency