[size=36]The Commission announces the preparation of an electoral conduct document[/size]
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The High Electoral Commission announced, on Sunday, the preparation of the electoral behavior document, which is a charter of honor in order not to prejudice any act that affects the integrity of the electoral process.
The commission stated, in a statement received by Mawazine News, that "the president and members of the Board of Commissioners and all the staff of the Electoral Commission are doing extensive work in order to secure the requirements for the voting process, as the commission received the paper voter register and the accreditation badges for observers, media and political party agents that were implemented in Shabakia printing house. Iraqi media and distributed to the electoral district offices.
The statement added:
He continued: "On the technical level, with regard to preparing the electoral bodies based on the electoral law (Article 38 / V), the Electoral Commission is working with the Korean company Miro and the German examiner "Hensoldet" in the presence of the United Nations Electoral Assistance Team (UNAMI) and the United Nations Assistance Team. IFES, in order to assign a verification device to each polling station to contain its data only in accordance with the voter register.
He went on to say: "To fortify the electoral process at the polling stage, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved several procedures restricting the use of the electronic voter card (short and long-term), as voters who have a short-term card are not allowed to vote unless the ten fingerprints are taken and stored directly in the Verification device, in order to perform the matching process on it.
And he indicated, "Part of the Electoral Commission's preparations for the polling day is to prepare the necessary human resources to enter the polling results data, as the commission intends to contract with (900) employees working as data entry, whose task is to enter the form data related to the sorting and manual counting of the station that will be opened in each polling center by lottery method. For the purpose of ensuring that the results matched electronic counting and counting with manual as stated in Article 38 of the Elections Law No. (9) of 2020, the Commission received through a committee prepared for this purpose (13) thousand contract application forms for the period from 1/8 to 7 8/2021 After auditing, it was found that (5000) of them conform to the conditions and specifications, and after conducting the interview, the qualified will be selected from among them based on the criteria (scholastic achievement, age, previous experience, and independence).
And he stated: "In the same context, the Electoral Commission continues to train polling officials who were selected by electronic lottery on the procedures for public and private voting and the mechanism of using electronic voting devices, as it intends to involve them in conducting the third simulation at the end of this September."
The statement stressed: "In the interest of the Electoral Commission on the rights of the displaced category of (120,126) voters in the upcoming elections and to facilitate their receipt of the biometric card, which is the exclusive means of voting as stipulated in the current election law, the Electoral Commission has sent their biometric cards to the governorates of displacement to facilitate the process of receiving them. In order to achieve the largest possible participation.
He pointed out that "in order to control the electoral process and to regulate electoral behavior that respects the freedom of all partner parties, the Commission, in cooperation with the United Nations Electoral Assistance Team, has prepared the electoral conduct document, which is a code of honor for not violating any act that affects the integrity of the electoral process. The charter implicitly emphasizes adherence to the provisions of the electoral process. The law regulating the elections, taking into account the rights of all candidates to compete during the electoral race, and emphasizing the guarantee of the rights of women and minorities, and respect for the election results in a manner that is binding on all partners in the electoral process.
The statement said: "These contents were presented at the meeting held by the President of the Republic with the Chairman and members of the Board of Commissioners, in the presence of the United Nations Representative in Iraq, Mrs. (Jeanine Blaschaert), and in the meeting, the preparations of the Electoral Commission were reviewed and the necessity of implementing a national campaign to increase the participation rate in the elections. .
He pointed out, "Developing a training program related to electoral systems and their implementation mechanisms targeting a number of IHEC staff, in the context of upgrading the capabilities of its administrative and technical staff, and in cooperation with the International Agency for Electoral Systems (IFES)." Ended 29/A43