Candidate representatives begin signing voters' list for second round

The Elections Commission of the Maldives (ECM) has opened the for representatives of presidential candidates to sign the final voters' list in preparation for the upcoming second round of the presidential election.

Representatives of Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, the candidate of the opposition People's National Congress (PNC), and President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the candidate of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP). are signing the voters' list.

ECM stated that the opportunity to register will remain open until 1600hrs on September 26 for the signing process. The signing of the list is being conducted at Dharubaaruge' convention centre which serves as the headquarters for ECM.

A total of 282,804 individuals are eligible to cast their votes in the upcoming second round of the presidential election, according to the voters' list released by ECM. The second round of the presidential election is scheduled to be held on September 30. A second round became necessary as none of the candidates received 50% of the votes to win in the first round.