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#FNC Elections 101, twitter community speaks

#FNC Elections 101, twitter community speaks

So you don’t have to read the local press on the issue, Kipp has compiled this handy and simple guide of all you need to know about the FNC Elections, peppered with a few tweets from the communities Tweeps.

September 7, 2011 3:45 by



…avidly following the proceedings and curious about what will happen:

Other tweets that caught our eye…



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2 Comments

  1. smithy on September 8, 2011 7:06 am

    “While 20 are elected by a group of selected citizens, the other 20 comprise of Supreme Council Members and the Rulers of the UAE. ”

    Pretty sure that there are no Supreme Council members on the FNC but they probably select the other half.

    A piece in The National recently stated that some of the candidates themselves don’t know the function or purpose of the FNC.

     
  2. Andrew on September 8, 2011 2:16 pm

    It’s as toothless now as it was when first launched, with the government paying lipservice to the concept of participative democracy.

    It might as well be Pop Idol or X-Factor.

     

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