Maldives National Party’s candidate Khadheeja Mohamed has won the Women’s Development Committee seat of Th. Vandhoo.
In the by-election, Khadheeja’s was contested by a candidate from Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP).
As per the temporary results announced by the Election Commission, MNP’s candidate was victorious with a difference of 118 votes.
While Khadheeja received 114 votes, MDP’s candidate Shirumeena Ali got 85 votes only.
Of the total 298 eligible, 203 people voted. A total of four votes were rejected from this.
This is the second time MNP has won an election. The previous win for the party was also a WDC seat.
Zaeema Adam who contested from the party for the Sh. Komandoo seat won the by-election with 334 votes.