In New York City (NYC) the party-based primary election is going to be held on June 22, 2021. Voters of NYC belonging to different parties will choose their party candidates for all the 51 Council Districts.
BFF Election: all candidates submit nomination papers
DHAKA – All the candidates, who collected nomination papers in the last three days to contest the much-hyped Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) election, have submitted their nomination paper at BFF Bhaban today. All the forty nine nomination papers (three candidates…
Myanmar Bars Rohingya Muslim Candidates from Election: HRW
Shayna Bauchner, Researcher, Asia Division The Myanmar government is again blocking Rohingya Muslims from running for political office. On Monday, election officials barred Kyaw Min, head of the Rohingya-led Democracy and Human Rights Party (DHRP), from running in the national…
Mayor candidates of AL, BNP to declare election manifestoes
Dhaka, Jan 24 – Mayoral candidates both the Awami League and the BNP for Dhaka North and South city corporations polls are going to place their electoral manifestoes separately through press conferences this week to disclose their plan of action…
Oikyafront extends support to BNP mayoral candidates
Dhaka, Han 08 – Jatiya Oikyafront on Wednesday extended its support to BNP’s two mayoral candidates in the upcoming elections to Dhaka north and south city corporations billed for January 30.
Dhaka City polls: AL to announce candidates Sunday
Dhaka, Dec 28 – Awami League will announce the names of its candidates for the elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) on Sunday morning.
AL announces 122 Upazila chairman candidates
Dhaka, Feb 10 – The ruling Awami League on Monday announced names of its 122 chairman candidates to contest the upcoming second phase of Upazila Parishad (UZ) elections scheduled to be held on March 18. Elections to 129 Upazila Parishads…
EU election experts meet BNP female candidates
A two-member European Union (EU) election expert mission on Thursday held a meeting with BNP’s three female candidates who contested the 11th parliamentary election.
Oikya Front candidates plan memo to EC, cases with tribunal
Dhaka, Jan 3 -All the Jatiya Oikya Front candidates who contested the 11th parliamentary election with ‘Sheaf of Paddy’ symbol will file cases with the election tribunal in their respective seats with the allegations of vote fraud.
BNP convenes urgent meeting of ‘Sheaf of Paddy’ candidates
In the wake of its debacle in Sunday’s polls, BNP has convened an emergency meeting of the candidates who contested the 11th national election with its symbol the ‘Sheaf of Paddy’.
EC rejects plea for cancelling 25 Bd Jamaat candidates
Dhaka Dec 23 – The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday quashed the appeal for the cancellation of the alleged 25 Jamaat-i-Islami candidates allowing them to contest the polls.
HC asks EC to dispose of pleas to drop 22 Jamaat candidates
Dhaka, Dec 18 – The High Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to dispose of in three working days the application filed for cancelling the candidacy of 22 Jamaat-e-Islami men, who wanted to contest in the upcoming elections with…
Candidates hit campaign trail after getting election symbols
Dhaka, Dec 11 – With the allocation of election symbols, the candidates of the 11th parliamentary elections hit the campaign trail on Monday to woo voters, just 20 days before the national election.
BNP places a list of 298 party and alliance candidates
Dhaka, Dec 9 – Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the arch-rival of the ruling Awami League, on Sunday submitted before the Election Commission a list of 298 candidates from among the party and partners of its two alliances-Jatiya Oikya Front and…
Transparency Bd for wealth scrutiny of polls candidates
Dhaka, Dec 3 – Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Sunday called for properly scrutinizing the wealth statements submitted to the Election Commission (EC) by the candidates of the upcoming 11th parliamentary poll.
Khaleda among many Oikya Front heavyweights missing election
Many candidates of BNP and its alliance partners, including Khaleda Zia and many other front-ranking leaders, were declared invalid on Sunday by the Election Commission during scrutiny.
Parties choosing nominees separately to adjust later: Kamal
Jatiya Oikyafront chief Dr Kamal Hossain on Tuesday said they are initially giving nominations to their candidates based on parties, not the alliance, due to time constraint.
Opposition Oikya Front to finalise candidates by Wednesday
Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, will finalise its candidates for all 300 constituencies before Wednesday based on consensus of all of its alliance partners.
BNP to ‘set aside 70 seats for partners’ as Bd election nears
Keeping aside 70 seats for its two alliance partners, BNP is going to finalise its candidates for 230 seats through a four-day interview of its nomination seekers that began on Sunday.