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National Assembly Elections 2024

Main electoral committees of the five electoral constituencies announced the 50 winners of the general elections held for the 18th legislative term of the National Assembly on 4 April. Ten candidates were chosen from each constituency through a single-non-transferable-voting process, which allowed each voter to select one candidate from their constituency.

Names and a brief biodata on the winning candidates are as follows:

1st Constituency

  1. Osama Zaid Al-Zaid: Worked in the petrochemical sector. Member of the 2023 Assembly and of the annulled 2022 Assembly.
  2. Abdullah Jassem Al-Mudhaf: Born in 1983. Holds Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and worked in the banking and investment sectors. Member of the 2023 Assembly and the annulled 2022 Assembly.
  3. Mohammad Johar Hayat: Born in 1982. Holds Bachelor’s Degree in Political science and Philosophy. Journalist and writer on political and sports affairs and specialized in preparing and presenting programs on radio and television. He has been a member of various committees of the Kuwait Society for Human Rights since 2006, and a member of the Kuwait Journalists Association since 2007.
  4. Ahmad Haji Lari: Born in 1955. Holds Bachelor’s degree in Statistics. Member of the Municipal Council (1993 – 1995 – 1999). Member of the National Assembly (2006 – 2008 – 2013 – 2023, and the annulled 2022).
  5. Basel Hussain Al-Bahrani: He holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in education. He worked in the Personal Protection Department at the Ministry of Interior and in Kuwaiti embassies outside the country, He currently works in the private sector. He has many contributions in the social and political field. Member of the General Secretariat of the Popular Action Movement.
  6. Issa Ahmad Al-Kanderi: Born in 1963. Former minister. Diploma from the Commercial Institute, specializing in banking. Member of the National Assembly (2013 – 2016 – 2020 – 2023 and the annulled 2022.
  7. Khaled Marzouq Al-Ameera: Holds a bachelor’s degree in security sciences. Worked as an officer in the Ministry of Interior. Member of the 2023 Assembly and the 2022 annulled Assembly.
  8. Adel Jassim Al-Damkhi: Born in 1965. PhD in Islamic Sharia. Member of the National Assembly (annulled 2012 – 2016 – 2023- annulled 2022).
  9. Saleh Ahmad Ashour: Born in 1953. Holds Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and two Diplomas, military sciences and communications. A former colonel in the Air Force, He worked in the Ministry of Transportation, then he won membership in the national Assembly’s in 1999, 2003 and 2006, and a membership in various national associations , Including Kuwait Economics Society, Kuwait Graduates Association, Kuwait Human Rights Society, Kuwait Red Crescent Society, Kuwait Journalists Association and Al-Thaqalayn Charitable Society.
  10. Mohammad Barrak Al-Azmi: Holds a Master’s degree in Islamic Studies in 2009. He became a preacher in 2005, and works at the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs at Marawi Al-Hadya Mosque in Salwa area.

2nd Constituency

  1. Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim: Born in 1968. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Member of the National Assembly (2006 – 2008 – 2009 – annulled 2012 – 2013 – 2016 – 2023). Held the position of Speaker of the National Assembly (2013 – 2016 – 2020). Former Chairman of Kuwait Sports Club – Member of the Society of Engineers and the International Association of Mechanical Engineers.
  2. Shuaib Ali Shaaban: Born in 1984. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Police Sciences from Saad Al-Abdullah Academy for Security Sciences. An officer in the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior. Member of the National Assembly (2022 annulled) and in 2023.
  3. Abdulwahab Aref Al-Essa: Born in 1988. Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Kuwait University. Worked in media and commerce. Member of the Kuwait Journalists Association. Member of Parliament (2022 annulled) and 2023.
  4. Falah Dhahi Al-Hajri: Director of the Attarjah Center for Memorizing the Holy Qur’an. Member of the National Assembly and (2022 annulled) and 2023.
  5. Mohammad Barrak Al-Mutair: Born in 1969. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Member of the National Assembly (2003 – 2006 – 2008 – 2016 – 2020 – 2022 annulled) and 2023.
  6. Bader Nashmi Al-Enezi: Born in 1979. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in media from Kuwait University. An employee at the Public Authority for Communications. Chairman of the Board of Directors’ Union (2009 – 2011). Member of the 2023 National Assembly.
  7. Nawaf Bhaish Al-Azmi: Born in 1978. Retired
  8. Abdullah Turki Al-Anbaei: Born in 1983. Bachelor’s degree from Kuwait University. Worked in the private sector. Member of Parliament (2022 annulled) and 2023.
  9. Bader Hamed Al-Mulla: Born in 1971. Holds a Doctorate in law. A lawyer and member of the teaching staff at the Saad Al-Abdullah Academy for Security Sciences. Member of Parliament (2016 – 2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  10. Fahad Abdulaziz Al-Masoud: Born in 1961. Holds a Master’s degree in computer engineering. is a computer engineer at Kuwait Airways. Member of the 2023 National Assembly.

3rd Constituency

  1. Abdulkarim Abdullah Al-Kanderi: Born in 1981. PhD in business and commercial law. Works as a lawyer and professor at the Faculty of Law at Kuwait University. Member of Parliament (2013 – 2016 – 2020 and annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  2. Abdulaziz Tareq Al-Saqoubi: Born in 1986. Bachelor of Architecture from the College of Engineering and Petroleum at Kuwait University 2008. Master of Architecture from University of Cincinnati. Member of the National Assembly (2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  3. Mohalhal Khaled Al-Mudhaf: Born in 1971. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Member of the teaching staff at the Industrial Institute in the Public Authority for Applied Education. Member of Parliament (2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  4. Fares Saad Al-Otaibi: Born in 1974. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. General Controller in Kuwait Municipality. Member of the National Assembly (2013 – 2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023
  5. Ahmad Abdulaziz Al-Saadoun: Born in 1934. Former Speaker of the National Assembly. Member of the National Assembly (1975 – 1981 – 1985 – 1992 – 1996 – 1999 – 2003 – 2006 – 2008 – 2009 – annulled 2012 and 2022, as well as in 2023) He was also Assistant Undersecretary at the Ministry of Communications. President of Kuwait Football Association from 1968 to 1976.
  6. Jarrah Khaled Al-Fouzan: Born in 1989. Bachelor’s law degree. General Manager of Cyber Systems. Member of the 2023 National Assembly.
  7. Muhannad Talal Al-Sayer: Born in 1981. Master of Private Law. Member of the National Assembly (2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  8. Ahmad Nabil Al-Fadhel: Born in 1977. Bachelor’s degree in administration science. He held leadership positions in many listed and unlisted companies. Member of the Laws Proposals and Projects team of the campaign of former MP Nabil Al-Fadhel. Member of the National Assembly 2016.
  9. Jenan Mohsen Ramadan: Born in 1973. Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Kuwait University. Master of Chemical Engineering from Kuwait University. Member of the annulled 2022 National Assembly and in 2023.
  10. Hamad Adel Al-Obeid: Born in 1982. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Jurisprudence and Fundamentals of Jurisprudence from Kuwait University. Holds a Master’s degree in Islamic economics from Cairo University. Member of the annulled 2022 National Assembly and in 2023.

4th Constituency

  1. Shuaib Shabab Al-Muwaizri: Born in 1959. Holds a diploma in police academy. A former colonel in the Ministry of Interior. Former Member of the National Assembly (2009 – annulled 2012 – 2016 – 2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  2. Anwar Arrak Al-Dhaferi: Born in 1984. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education. President of the General Union of Students and Trainees of the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training between 2005 and 2006. General coordinator of the Kuwaiti Progressive Movement. He worked as a journalist in the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai.
  3. Obaid Mohammad Al-Mutairi: Born in 1971, Doctorate in Law, Faculty Member in Law College at Kuwait University, former Member of Parliament in 2012-2020.
  4. Mohammad Awadh Al-Ruqaib: Born in 1981. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Former executive in Kuwait Credit Bank (KCB). Former member of the Municipal Council. Member of the 2023 National Assembly.
  5. Mubarak Hmoud Al-Tasha: Holds PhD in private law compared to Islamic law. Legal advisor to the Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf. Teacher of personal status law at Kuwait University. Teacher of civil law at the Commercial Institute. Member of the annulled 2022 National Assembly and in 2023.
  6. Bader Sayyar Al-Shammari: Born in 1973. Retired Major General in Interior Ministry and former Director of Jahra Immigration. Member of 2023 National Assembly.
  7. Saad Ali Al-Rashidi: Born in 1965. Holds a high school diploma. Worked in the Ministry of Interior. Member of the National Assembly (2008 – 2009 – annulled 2012 – 2013 – 2016 – 2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  8. Fayez Ghanem Al-Jamhour: Born in 1971. Holds a Bachlor’s degree in Sharia. Former executive at Ministry of Public Works. Former MP in the 2020 National Assembly and in 2023.
  9. Mubarak Haif Al-Hajraf: Born in 1970. Holds a Master’s degree in law and a diploma in private law. Member of Parliament (2016 – 2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  10. Mohammad Hayef Al-Mutairi: Born in 1964. Holds a BA in Islamic Studies. Imam and preacher at the Ministry of Awgaf and Islamic Affairs. Member of the National Assembly (2008 – 2009 – 2012 – 2016 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.

5th Constituency

  1. Fahad Falah Al-Azmi: Ex-military and member of the 2023 National Assembly.
  2. Hamdan Salem Al-Azmi: Born in 1968. Master’s in Civil Law. Attorney and legal researcher at the Ministry of Interior. Member of the National Assembly ( 2013 – 2016 – 2020 and annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  3. Mutib Nasser Al-Suhali: Born in 1974. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Police sciences. He worked in the Ministry of Interior in several departments until he reached the rank of retired major general.
  4. Saud Abdulaziz Al-Hajri: Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from the United States. Worked in the field of media and journalism. Member of the National Assembly (annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  5. Bader Zayed Al-Dahoum: Born in 1975. He holds a doctorate and a master’s degree in fundamentals of Islamic jurisprudence. Islamic education teacher. Member of the National Assembly 2012. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Jaber Al Ali Cooperative Society.
  6. Majed Musaed Al-Mutairi: Born in 1972. Bachelor’s of Business Administration. Worked for Kuwait Oil Company. Member of National Assembly (2016 and annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  7. Abdulhadi Nasser Al-Ajmi: Born in 1974. Holds a PhD in Islamic history. Professor of History and Civilization at the College of Arts at Kuwait University. Member of the 2023 National Assembly.
  8. Hani Hussein Shams: Born in 1970. Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. Member of Parliament (annulled 2022) and in 2023.
  9. Mohammad Musaed Al-Dawsari: Born in 1976. He holds a doctorate in public law from Ain Shams University in 2015. Working as an Attorney.
  10. Khaled Mohammad Al-Otaibi: Born in 1966. Bachelor’s degree in Police Sciences. Member of the National Assembly (2016 – 2020 – annulled 2022) and in 2023.


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