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Year Election
type
Voting
method
First
year
Comments
2021 No external voting No external voting Not applicable Qatar held the first Shura Council Elections in October 2021. There were no reports of out-of-country voting. The text of the electoral law cannot be found.
2018 No provisions for direct elections No provisions for direct elections Not applicable The Qatari government is still working on legislative measures to hold Shura Council elections. According to a news report (see sources), the elections should take place in 2019.
2012 No provisions for direct elections No provisions for direct elections Not applicable The Qatari government is still working on a proposal for Shura Council elections and there is no final draft yet.
2007 No provisions for direct elections No provisions for direct elections Not applicable Based on International IDEA's initial research for Voting from Abroad: The International IDEA Handbook (2007)

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