First Women Elected to Public Office in Saudi Arabia

December 13, 2015 1:13 PM

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First Women Elected to Public Office in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that at least two women were elected to public office in the conservative Islamic kingdom after winning seats on municipal councils in Mecca and al-Jawf in Saturday's election.

The preliminary results were announced by local districts and published on the official Saudi Press Agency.

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