, the head of the Central Elections Committee, Hanna Nasir, revealed today, Saturday, new details related to the upcoming Palestinian elections.
Nasser said in a press conference in Ramallah: “The amendments to the election law are considered modern and important amendments,” adding: “The issuance of the election decree took place after a national consensus, and the elections will take place through the ballot boxes only, not electronic.”
He added, “We hope that it will take place in Jerusalem, as it did before, and that the elections in Jerusalem will take place as they mostly took place in 2006, even if we hope for better.”
Nasser added, “The Palestinian factions will meet within a week in Egypt to solve some of the necessary matters to complete the elections, solve technical problems, and all the factions respond to the presidential decree that set the date for the elections.”
He mentioned: “Starting today, registration for elections is done electronically, and the law is whoever accepts his candidacy or not,” calling on citizens to register in the elections via the website in order to become part of the democratic process.
“The elections will be based on a list system, and registration can start from today, and the amendments to the election law are important amendments, and the issuance of the election decree took place after a national consensus, and we hope that it will take effect in Jerusalem as it went before,” Nasser said.