Hargeisa- In yesterday, 10th October, the National Electoral Commission officially published the number of the people who collected their voter cards and are eligible to vote in 13th November 2017 to elect a new president.
Somaliland will have a presidential election on 13 November where the incumbent president Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo is not running for reelection. Faisal Ali Warabe of Justice and Welfare Party (UCID in Somali), Muse Behi Abdi, of the ruling Kulmiye party, and Abdirahman Mohamed Abdilahi of Waddani are contending for the office of the presidency along with their running mates for the office of the vice-presidency.
A total of 704, 089 people are eligible to vote. This number is less than the number of people who were registered to vote. According to the Commission, 169, 24 people who are registered with the Commission did not collect their cards, and as such will not be able to vote.
The Commission also published the number of people in each polling station.