The parliamentary election included run-off votes in 49 electoral districts and first round voting in 69 districts where violence stopped the vote from taking place in December.
Although the proposal "Yes to a ban on full facial coverings" does not mention the burqa or the niqab — there is no doubt what the debate concerns amid a campaign by some of the country's politicians to assign labels for Islam and its followers.
Dubbed as an “anti-separatism” bill, the law is widely seen as anti-Islam as its introduction is driven by fears of Muslims creating sub-communities in rejection of secular laws and values embedded in the French identity.
Smartmatic has alleged that Fox and other defendants invented a story that the election was stolen from Trump and decided to make the company “the villain in their story."
The vote marks the latest episode in a power struggle that has roiled sub-Saharan Africa's biggest nation for months, pitching Tshisekedi against loyalists of Kabila, who ruled the DRC for 18 years.
The country’s Constitutional Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by 13 of the 16 other candidates who argued the results were an outcome of “massive fraud."
The elections in 76 Thai provinces are the first since Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha overthrew an elected government in a military coup.
Presidential electors plan to cast their ballots in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The results will be tallied in Washington on January 6 in a joint session of Congress.
More than 100 million Indonesians are registered to vote at polls staffed by almost 2.7 million election workers, with some taking ballot boxes to hospitalised Covid patients.
Israel edges towards its fourth election in two years after Knesset gave preliminary approval to a bill to dissolve itself amid a crisis in Prime Minister Netanyahu’s fractious coalition. Alternate PM Gantz earlier said he would back the bill.
Tanzania's two main opposition parties have called for a re-run of Wednesday's election after populist President John Magufuli was declared the winner with a crushing 84 percent of votes amid fraud allegations.
Opinion polls suggest that over 70 percent of voters want a new constitution.
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