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Jordan Delays Municipal Polls Due to Lack of Funds, Times Says

June 03, 2012

Jordan’s Cabinet postponed the country’s municipal elections for six months mainly due to a lack of available funds, the Jordan Times reported.

The elections are estimated to cost 100 million dinars ($141 million), according to the newspaper. They will now be held on until March 15 next year.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mohammad Tayseer in Amman, Jordan, through the Dubai newsroom at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at

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