According to figures released at the weekend by the Federal Interior Ministry, 366 electoral lists have been put forward. Almost 7,000 (6,924) people have put themselves forward as candidates.
Of the 366 lists presented, 244 have been presented digitally. “This constitutes a significant reduction in the workload for those working at the main bureaus and the constituency colleges” an Interior Ministry Spokesperson told the press agency Belga.
Those wishing to present a list had until 4pm on Monday to present their lists. The parties now have until 4pm on Thursday to check for any irregularities that might need modifying.