News from the Maldives
Polling has now ended in the Presidential Elections held in the Maldives. However, all eligible voters who lined up to vote before 1600 hrs will be able to cast their votes.
Votecounting is underway in the Presidential Election of Maldives and is progressing smoothly. The counting is taking place at the respective voting stations and the preliminary result of each box is being announced at the voting station.
The second multi-party Presidential election in the Maldives is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 7 September 2013. Polling will begin at 7:30am and would close at 4pm. The Elections Commission of the Maldives has announced that there are 239,593 eligible voters for this election.