Saudi female voter turnout nearly 80 percent in some districts

Saudi women arrive at a polling station in Jeddah on December 12, 2015, during municipal elections that saw turnout of nearly 80 percent in places among women and roughly 50 percent among menRiyadh (AFP) – The turnout of women in Saudi Arabia’s first election open to female voters and candidates was nearly 80 percent in places, according to data analysed on Sunday by AFP.

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