Candidacies are submitted for the EU election

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Today in Nikosia, a total of 61 hopefuls submitted their candidacies for European Parliament elections that will take place on Sunday, May 25.

Cyprus will elect six MEPs. Out of the 61 runners – party-affiliated and independent – six are Turkish Cypriots.

Constantinos Nicolaides said that eight candidates are independent. He also said that according to the legislation a period of 24 hours will now be allowed for anyone to submit any objections against any candidacy. Nicolaides added if there is no objection all candidates will be included in the ballots to be printed for the election.

Source: Cyprus Mail