A source in the Electoral Commission reveals a change in the results that may topple independents: this is how it will be implemented
The source told Shafaq News Agency, that these results pertain to stations that were manually recalculated, "and they were omitted to be added to the results of the private stations for the initial results."
He added, "According to preliminary information, changes will occur in the election results, and some independent candidates will be affected mainly."
He said, "The Commission is in an unenviable situation, there is a weapon directed against it on the one hand, and there is international monitoring on the other."
Today, Tuesday, the Electoral Commission clarified to Shafak News Agency, the details of the more than 12,000 polling stations whose votes were not counted and suspended.
Director of the Media and Mass Communication Department at the Electoral Commission, Hassan Salman, told Shafaq News Agency, "The first group, which is 8547 electoral stations, contains data and votes that were not announced with the results of the primary elections due to the need for a new settlement and conformity to add them."
He added, "The second group has 3,681 electoral stations in which obstructions occurred in the transmission, and they were sorted and they will be transferred to Baghdad at Jundi Al-Majjool Center in the Green Zone, and the manual counting of these stations will be re-counted."
Salman pointed out that "the total number of stations is 12,228, for which the manual counting and sorting will be carried out starting tomorrow, Wednesday."
On Tuesday, the Al-Fateh Alliance, headed by Hadi Al-Amiri, announced its rejection of the preliminary results of the Iraqi elections that took place the day before yesterday, Sunday, describing them as "not transparent."
The Coordinating Committee of the Iraqi Resistance also said that it is ready to defend the state and the political process against the "fabrication" of the election results.
According to the preliminary results, Al-Fateh won 14 seats in the elections, after it came second in the previous elections in 2018, with 48 seats.
The "Sadr bloc" swept the rest of the blocs in densely populated Shiite areas in central and southern Iraq, with 73 seats, according to preliminary results.
The Alliance of Progress led by Muhammad al-Halbousi came second with 41 seats, then the State of Law coalition led by former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki with 37 seats, and the Kurdistan Democratic Party led by Masoud Barzani with 32 seats.
The results also witnessed the victory of twenty independent candidates.
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