Gallery: Emiratis cast their vote for FNC election 2019
Voting for Federal National Council (FNC) representatives opened on Saturday morning in 39 polling centres across the country.
HH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, inspects the electoral process in Fujairah. In order to vote all votes must present their National ID cards before casting their ballot. Emiratis flock to polling stations on election day. Fujairah witnesses significant turnout in FNC election. Out of the total 478 candidates, 20 were elected, making up 50 percent of the Federal National Council. The Rulers of the Emirates will appoint the remaining representatives of their respective emirates. A total of 39 polling stations across the UAE were allocated for the 2019 elections. FNC 2019 elections in the Union Hall in Umm Al Quwain witnessed the participation of people of determination A total of 117,592 voters participated in the fourth cycle of the elections, accounting for 34.81 percent of the electoral college. Voters expressed their happiness to participate in the electoral process. International delegation attends FNC elections 2019 as observers.