Parliamentary elections: No rigging in elections and results will be announced within 24 hours
29/3/2018 12:00 am
[rtl] Baghdad / Al-
Najaf Najaf / Hussein al-Kaabi
In light of the preparations made by the High Commission for the success of the upcoming parliamentary elections, the political blocs began talking about mechanisms that can ensure the integrity of the elections and the urgency of the announcement of the results.
A member of the parliamentary legal committee, Salim Shawqi, said in a press statement: "The law of the Electoral Commission did not provide for a manual ballot," adding that "the issue of fraud, will decline with the presence of electronic ballot cards, and we support the presence of international observers," saying: The results within 24 hours, "pointing at the same time that" the Electoral Commission will provide preliminary results for observers and representatives of entities within one hour of the end of the ballot. "
For her part, said Deputy Sharaouq Abayji: "The Electoral Commission is facing a major challenge to prove its independence during the electoral process scheduled for 12 May
As for the preparations of the Commission in the province of Najaf, the director of the Office of the elections in Najaf Adel Idan told "morning" that "the office has distributed so far about 400 thousand electoral cards, out of 600 thousand," while calling on the rest of the voters to "accelerate the review of registration centers "He said.
"The president of the council, Judge Faik Zidane, received in his office Jan Kubic, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, and discussed a number of topics related to the elections and the fight against terrorism," Supreme Judicial Council spokesman Abdul Sattar Berqdar said in a statement.
"The two sides discussed the ongoing preparations for the upcoming elections and the support of the United Nations for Iraq in this regard," he added.
The Kurdistan Regional Government, has issued guidance on the election campaign of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, stressing the protection of the rights of all candidates and lists of political parties Kurdistan and
The presidency said in a statement: "The provincial government emphasizes the protection of the rights of all candidates and lists and political parties Kurdistan and Iraqi registered in the Electoral Commission for elections in the exercise of their activities and campaigns freely and in the framework of laws and instructions," explaining that "any candidate and any electoral list Or a political party participating in the elections to resort to the parties concerned in the event of any violation or aggression against him by any party was.[/rtl]
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