Jumhoory Party (JP) has elected five deputy leaders.
The voting took place during JP’s congress at Dharubaaruge on Saturday. Voting began at 09:30 am and ended 04:30 pm.
The race for deputy leader had been the most competitive vote, with 12 contenders.
The five candidates who won are:
Meanwhile, the other candidates received:
Four candidates secured automatic election after running unopposed, including JP’s leader Qasim Ibrahim – who was elected for a fourth term.
The others were Abdulla Yameen – who was elected president of JP’s youth league, Shuaib Shifaz Shareef – who was elected vice president of JP’s youth league, and Aishath Shooza Ahmed – who was elected secretary of JP’s women’s league.
JP concluded its congress Saturday night after voting in favor of advising the party’s council to contest the upcoming presidential election independently, and not as part of a coalition.