The Palestinian National Authority (PA)’s Central Elections Commission (CEC) on Tuesday invited candidates to register for the local election, due to be held in Israeli-occupied West Bank in May. In a statement, the commission said the registration process will remain open for ten days. According to official figures by the commission, a total of 1,134,636 people are eligible to vote in the West Bank, including Jerusalem, in the May polls. Hamas boycotted Palestinian municipal polls held in 2012.