The Free Aleppo Provincial Council of the Ministry of Local Administration and Services in the Syrian Interim Government held elections to select members of the local council in the town of Turkoman Bareh and its surrounding villages.
The polling process began at 9:30 AM in four centers on Saturday. They are Turkoman Bareh High School, Turkoman Bareh Preparatory School, al-Ghailaniya Elementary School, and Bouzdeba Elementary School. Polls were closed at 5:00 PM on the same day.
Electoral cards numbered 1,368, including 763 for men and 605 for women, while the voters numbered 1,116, including 645 men and 471 women.
The Syrian Interim Government on Saturday announced that the elections were held in a stable atmosphere. Head of the Free Aleppo Provincial Council, Abdul Ghani Shobak, said that the elections are the second in the region after the local council elections in the town of Tala’ar.
Shobak pointed out that the elections were held under the supervision of a five-member committee, sub-committees and a appeals committee from the Free Bar Association to follow up on electoral appeals. He said that the electoral process was coordinated with the Ministry of Local Administration and Services in the Syrian Interim Government and with follow-up by the local council in the Akhtarin sub-district.
Thirty-two male and female candidates who met the conditions ran for elections. Of those, 15 candidates won membership in the local council. They are Mahmoud al-Ibrahim, Muhammad Ali Haj Abdallah, Hassan al-Hajji, Ayoub Ayoub, Fadel al-Ibrahim, Nabhan Nabhan, Abd al-Jawad Abd al-Majid, Ziyad Kusa, Ahmad al-Mustafa, Muhammad al-Hussein, Muhammad al-Yousef, Muhammad al-Hussein, Muhammad al-Barakat, Mahmoud Hussain, and Jamal al-Saleh.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)