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Electoral commission calls on regional states to start process of senate candidates
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Electoral commission calls on regional states to start process of senate candidates

The Federal Indirect Electoral Team (FEIT) has called on the regional States to start the registration procedure for the candidates running for the upper house seat. In a statement, the commission called on FMS to begin registering and receiving applications for Upper House candidates. "The committee calls on the regional states to officially begin the registration and processing of applications for the Upper House,'' the statement read in part. ''The Commission recognizes the scope of the task ahead and the responsibilities entrusted to it and urges regional States to officials play their part in the conduct of the electoral process and to work with the commissions and the people of Somalia to ensure a successful and transparent election. open, free and fair.'' Somalia's upper house elections are expected to kick off 30th December and be concluded on January 6, 2021, according to the electoral commission. The commission did not announce the schedule for the presidential and lower house elections