Sharp differences between the political forces on the new provincial elections law
A political source confirmed that there are sharp differences between the political forces on the various items and points included in the new provincial elections law.
He added that these differences include the method of calculating the votes of voters and the age of the candidate and the number of members of the Council and the method of voting, manual or electronic.
He added that "these differences are caused naturally by the accounts and interests related to each block in parliament," noting that "the large political forces began to be more severe in its dealings with the file, for reasons related to the decline of weight and fear of losing their positions in the upcoming elections."
For his part, a member of the Legal Committee in the parliament, "There are four major points of disagreement between the political forces on the amendment of the Iraqi election law for the provincial councils, most notably the dispute on the electoral denominator according to the method of St. Lego approved in Iraq, a ratio of 1.4 or 1.7 or 1.9, The fortunes of blocs and small parties the more and give them the opportunity to participate if they retreated. "
He added that "the big parties want to be the denominator 1.9, because it will get more seats than if the electoral denominator 1.4, and there are other forces supporting proportional representation, and is intended to divide the seats of the provincial council to each of the participating parties, according to what he got from the votes of his candidates, "The big parties concerned about the decline in popularity are those who want the high electoral denominator 1.9, and the civil currents and small blocs want to 1.4 because it will give them the opportunity to win seats according to the mechanism adopted."
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