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127,408 eligible voters in 4th constituency

KUWAIT: The total electorate for the upcoming elections due on November 26 stands at 483,186, including 230,430 males and 252,756 females. The number of eligible voters in the fourth constituency…

Barred candidate claims election could be delayed

Campaigning intensifies KUWAIT: Lawyer Hani Hussein, whose candidacy for the parliamentary polls was rejected by the appeals court yesterday, said a “big surprise” could delay the Nov 26 election. Writing…

Former MP Nisef welcomes boycotter’s return to elections

‘Parliament big enough to include Kuwaitis of all sects’ KUWAIT: Former MP Rakan Al-Nisef speaks during a symposium held at his campaign headquarters Monday night. — Photos by Joseph Shagra…

Dashti out of election race after final court ruling

Opposition candidates blast dissolved Assembly KUWAIT: The court of cassation yesterday ruled former MP Abdulhameed Dashti cannot run in the parliamentary elections on Nov 26 for filing his registration papers…

55,376 eligible voters in 2nd constituency

KUWAIT: Total electorate for upcoming elections due on November 26 stands at 483,186, including 29,026 females in the second constituency. The number of franchised citizens in the constituency has risen…

Court bars royal candidate, reinstates ex-MP Hashem

Damkhi slams Iran • Ashour blasts sectarianism • Hackers target Ghanem KUWAIT: The appeals court yesterday upheld a decision by the election authorities to bar ruling family member Sheikh Malek…

Large number of young candidates emerge in 2016 parliament elections

KUWAIT: After official closing of doors for registering for the parliamentary elections 2016 last October 28 and announcement of names of candidates by the elections Department, it has become obvious…

Son carries on father’s tradition of modernity and development

KUWAIT: As part of our series, Candidate Speaks, Kuwait Times met candidate Ahmad Al-Fadhel, who is running from the third constituency. He is the son of MP Nabeel Al-Fadhel, who…

Some 78,643 eligible voters in 1st constituency

Breakdown of candidates’ educational levels, ages KUWAIT: The total number of voters registered for the 15th term of the Kuwait National Assembly elections is 483,186 – including 252,756 females –…

Govt austerity measures top election campaigns

MPs slam rampant corruption, lack of reforms   KUWAIT: Candidates in Kuwait’s parliamentary elections have focused their campaigns on unpopular government austerity measures, as the oil-dependent country faces financial stress…

Opposition returns to ballot divided

KUWAIT: The upcoming election will give Kuwait a chance to elect new representatives to what is arguably the Gulf’s most powerful legislature, as the country is squeezed by low oil…

Court confirms royal can run in polls

KUWAIT: The administrative court said Thursday that ruling family member Sheikh Malek Al-Humoud Al-Sabah can run in election after it refused a government objection for a ruling in favor of…