12 November 2017 07:40 p
The Electoral Commission for elections in Iraq, said that the ballot during the next election will be electronically, explaining that displaced people who could not return to their homes to vote for the province from which they were displaced.
"The new electronic technology will be used in the voting process, the counting of votes and the mechanism of starting the voting process, as well as many procedures," the head of the committee, Maan Abdul Hantoush, told a news conference in Baghdad.
Hantoush added that "the Commission continues its work and put in its calculations the plans and timelines for all stages of electoral processes, and that the operational and security committees and provincial offices are working on a daily basis to provide a safe environment for those benefits," pointing out that "
He explained that "the Commission continues to receive the electronic polling machine, which will be a big finger in enhancing the confidence of political parties and voters through the introduction of this technique and the announcement of the results as soon as possible," noting that "the contract to buy 48 thousand and 900 electronic devices."
He pointed out that "the displaced who have not been able to return to their homes from the election in favor of the province, which they were abandoned through the new electronic device," asserting that "there are about 12 million ballot cards are in their stores."
For his part, said the director of the Office of Erbil to the Independent High Electoral Commission, Ali Qader, the network Roudao media, "The voting in the next election will be electronically," explaining that "the results will be announced hours after the ballot."
"The ballot boxes do not need electricity and the Internet because the process will be done according to the card system and with its own batteries," he said.
On the preparations of the Office, the director of Erbil office, that "the Commission has made the necessary preparations and secured the necessary materials and devices."
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