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IEC declares results of presidential nomination

Nov 11, 2016, 10:29 AM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has given notice that three presidential candidates have been deemed to be duly nominated to contest the presidential election in The Gambia.

The candidates are Mamma Kandeh, nominated by GDC with purple as the party’s colour and an open calabash in two palms as the party’s symbol; Adama Barrow, nominated independent candidate with grey as his colour and a right hand with the index finger pointing upwards as his symbol, and Sheikh Prof Alh Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh Babili Mansa, nominated by APRC with green as his party’s colour and a palm tree with a hoe and paddle as the party’s symbol.

The election will take place on Thursday 1 December 2016, and the official Campaign period starts on 16 November and ends on 29 November 2016.