Electoral register to be updated as from May 20 (ISIE)

Tunis: The board of Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) met on Monday and decided to start updating the electoral register remotely and at regional headquarters as of May 20. To this end, the ISIE will set up the website "Touenssa.isie.tn" for voters to register and a free SMS service to help them check the polling station where they are registered, according to an ISIE press release. The ISIE board also approved the list of candidates initially shortlisted for the first district council (Jendouba governorate) and the fourth district council (Tozeur governorate). The list of candidates will be published before the by-elections, which are scheduled for May 12. Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse