Latest in Tag: Senate Highlight
Latest in Tag: Senate
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, on Wednesday dismissed Trump’s allegations of widespread fraud in the White House race.
Debate arose during discussions over ‘Islamic Sharia’ in Article 46 of bylaws
Judge Abdel Wahab Abdel Razeq was elected as Senate Speaker
Voting abroad concludes on 7 September, with final results to be announced on 16 September
Higher turnout recorded in several areas nationwide during second day of voting, compared to first day
Some individual candidates continued handing out their campaigning flyers in front of polling stations, violating electoral silence
Sceptical boycotters of elections voice doubt that Senate will change ‘nationalised’ political scene
Voters praise precautionary measures at different polling stations
Health Ministry deploys 7,000 medical teams in polling stations to offer free face masks, measure temperature of voters
Madbouly called on Egyptians to participate in Senate polls, as new legislative chamber will enrich local political life
Polling stations will remain open between 9:00 and 21:00 local time on both days, Senate elections result to be announced on Wednesday 19 August
A total of 63 million citizens are eligible to cast their ballot in the Senate elections, which will be supervised by 18,000 judges and 120,000 employees.
Egyptians living abroad will start voting by e-mail on Sunday and Monday, while those present in the country will vote on 11 and 12 August
Egyptian embassies adopt absentee voting as part of precautionary measures against COVID-19
Having two-chamber system is not innovative political approach, and many democratic countries adopt this system, says political figure
Electoral campaigns for Senate candidates commenced on Sunday
Conservative Party, formerly expected to represent opposition in Senate, will not run for election
Final candidates running for Senate elections on list system will be announced Sunday
The NEC said that the election process for expatriate Egyptians is set to start on 9 and10 August, with the elections result to be announced on 19 August.
The timetable means that the House managers would ceremonially walk the articles of impeachment from the House chamber to the Senate well later in the day Wednesday, formally presenting them and prompting a trial to commence, said the report
Trump impeachment.. What happens now?
Parliament Deputy Speaker previously announced that the election of the House of Representatives and the Senate should be held at the end of 2020
Italian senator expresses desire to initiate cooperation between parliaments in both states
Leader of the Senate’s Armed Services Committee statement highlights case of imprisoned activists, rejecting trade-off between democracy and security
El Nadeem Centre’s end of year report calls on government to take responsibility for widespread and severe mistreatment of detainees
A new clause permits Secretary of State to bypass democratic conditions on aid
Bill still subject to democratic and human rights conditions
International rights watchdog urges US to acknowledge lack of progress in Egypt in aid review
New bill facilitates the return of military aid to Egypt following its suspension in July
New legislation gives US president waiver over ‘foreign funding law’ within the context of national security