[size=36]The Commission recommends dismissing 86 new appeals against the election results[/size]
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, the High Elections Commission announced today, Monday, its response to 86 challenges to the election results.
In a statement received by Mawazine News, the commission said, "The Independent High Electoral Commission continues to study the appeals submitted to it, as they have been audited by the concerned department."
And she added, "(108) appeals were presented to the Board of Commissioners today, and after completing the necessary investigative procedures in light of the evidence and the recommendation made, the Board recommended the dismissal of (86) appeals for various reasons, the most important of which is the appeal's lack of evidence or its violation of the provisions of Article 38 / first of the Council Elections Law. The influential Iraqi parliamentarian," noting that "the appellant did not specify the station or center whose results he is appealing, as well as his demand to open all stations of the electoral district or to prove that the announced results match, and these appeals will be sent with a recommendation to the Judicial Commission for Elections to decide on them in accordance with the law."
The Commission pointed out that "the Commission's Council decided to approve the re-counting and manual sorting of a number of incoming stations based on 22 appeals distributed over the governorates of (Wasit, Sulaymaniyah, Najaf, Erbil, Nineveh, Kirkuk, Dhi Qar, Anbar, Qadisiyah, Salah al-Din, Basra, Baghdad and Babil), as it was supported by evidence, and the Council will By submitting the appropriate recommendation in this regard after completing the counting and sorting procedures.
She pointed out that "there is no truth to what is being reported by some media and social networking sites regarding the outcome of these appeals, as this result will be announced by the Commission after the procedures for manual counting and sorting, which will be in Baghdad, are completed."
The commission confirmed in its statement that it "will start the procedures for the manual counting and sorting of the contested stations belonging to the Nineveh Governorate Elections Office as of next Wednesday from 8 am to 5 pm, followed by the rest of the stations of the contested governorate offices, which will be announced according to a later timetable to determine The names and numbers of the contested centers and stations at the governorate and constituency levels," indicating that "the process of counting and hand counting will take place in the presence of representatives of the candidates in the contested constituency with its stations, observers and the media, and the Commission will continue to consider the rest of the appeals, successively." Ended 29/ 87