The National Election Commission (NEC) continued its efforts to urge citizens to participate actively in the elections of the Federal National Council (FNC). Voter participation was considered "the biggest criterion for the success of the electoral process."
“The UAE will witness in the coming period the elections of the Federal National Council, which requires all of us to participate actively and positively, and to abide by this national duty, to contribute to the renaissance and development of the state in all fields. Your participation in the elections is obligatory to support the overall development process in the country, and your vote is honest to choose the best candidates to represent the people of the Union in the Federal National Council ».
Al-Mutawiya defined the Electoral College member as every citizen named in the electoral list of the emirate to which he belongs. Federal, able to exercise its legislative and regulatory competencies efficiently and effectively.
The brochure included a number of important information about the election process and voting mechanisms, including the need for voters to be careful to vote, not excessive, but must urge other members of the electoral college to cast their votes, and each member of the electoral body to exercise the right to vote himself, and the voter Freedom to vote in any polling station, whether within the emirate to which he belongs or in any other emirate.
According to the brochure, only members of the electoral bodies are allowed to enter the polling center, and the voter refrains from campaigning for any candidate inside the center.It also prohibits filming, smoking, eating or drinking inside the center, stressing the importance of treating the center officials with respect and adherence to their instructions.
Al-Mutawiya stated that each voter has only one vote, and the candidate can elect himself, while the head of the polling station assists voters who are unable to read, write, blind, or other persons of concern when casting their votes. Outside the polling station.
Regarding the voting steps inside the center, Al-Mutawiya stated that these steps start by going to the voter to the training place for electronic voting, then going to the identity verification officer, then going to the electronic voting machine, and finally leaving the polling center immediately after the end of the voting process. The document required for voting is the identity card issued by the Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality.
Al-Mutawiya stated that to ensure the easing of procedures before the members of the electoral bodies, the National Elections Commission provided the service of issuing a barcode card for voting to enable voters to cast their ballots in three cases. . The second, if the ID card issued by the Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality is expired (provided the voter submits the application for renewal of identity). The third, if the identity card issued by the Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality is missing (provided the voter shows the loss of the police station).
She pointed out that the voting outside the UAE, which takes place over the next Sunday and Monday, explained that the members of the electoral bodies who are outside the country to vote in the elections of the Federal National Council through the election centers set by the National Elections Commission at the headquarters of embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions in the State Abroad, pointing out that the voting will be outside the state through the manual system, that is, through the use of ballot papers.
With regard to early voting, which will take place from the first to the third of October next, reported that to ensure the exercise of the right of voters, the National Elections Commission adopted the system of early voting, so will open the door for voting members of the Electoral College to cast their votes before the election day, The voters are free to cast their ballots at any polling station, whether in the emirate to which he belongs, or in any other emirate, from 10 am to 6 pm.
Only members of electoral bodies are allowed to enter
Inside the polling station, the voter refrains from doing so
Electoral campaigning for any candidate inside the center.