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CANDIDATE. One who offers himself or is offered by others for an office.

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L'Union africaine presentera la candidature du Kenya (Est) au Conseil de securite pour les elections qui se tiendront a New York en juin 2020 pour une periode de deux ans (2021-2022).
Ledit portail offre l'avantage de verifier facilement la veracite des informations relatives au candidat et de constituer une base de donnee des candidats qui permettra de recueillir les statistiques et indicateurs relatifs a la candidature a la fonction publique.
Both the candidates, however, said that they had rejected the request for withdrawal of their candidature. Both the PTI leaders have decided to contest the elections in protest against the party parliamentary board's decision of awarding the poll tickets to the close relatives of the lawmakers.
Sources privy to the development stated that there was only one candidature from Asia against a single seat for the term 2021-2022.
Syed Akbaruddin's tweet also included a video thanking these countries for endorsing India's candidature.
Thanking the nations that endorsed India's candidature, India's permanent representative at the UN, Syed Akbaruddin tweeted: "A unanimous step.
YSRCP and BJD are not allies of the NDA government at the Centre but have extended their support to Birla's candidature. Congress and N Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party have not given any confirmation to support the candidature of NDA candidate.
Parmi les conditions requises pour la candidature a la magistrature supreme du pays, Me Ghai citera, entre autres, une liste comportant aux moins 600 signatures individuelles de membres elus d'assemblees populaires communales, de wilaya ou parlementaires et reparties, au moins, a travers 25 wilayas.
Women's presidential candidature stands at six out of 73, while 763 women are vying for seats for the Senate and House of Representatives out of 6,563 places available.
' These are the first Candidature Files produced since Olympic Agenda 2020/The New Norm was approved by the IOC Session in February 2018, and its recommendations are already delivering substantial benefits to the Cities and their projects.