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New Electoral Commissioners Sworn In

The new members of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) took the oath of office on Monday after being appointed by President Ashraf Ghani. Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony held in the Presidential Palace, Ghani said that the new commissioners are representing all political parties …

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Gov’t Using Tricks to Postpone Presidential Election: Critics

A number of politicians and political parties claimed on Tuesday that the National Unity Government (NUG) is using tricks to postpone the upcoming presidential election. Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced this week that the country’s presidential election, which was originally scheduled for April 20, has been delayed for three …

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IEC Resumes Recounting of Kabul Votes

Amid tensions with electoral complaints body, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday resumed recounting of the votes of parliamentary elections for Kabul. The IEC  Deputy Spokesman Zabiullah Sadat said that the commission resumed the recounting process with a new method which includes changes in the number of observers and …

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IECC Invalidates All Votes in Kabul

The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Thursday announced that the results of voting at all polling centers in Kabul parliamentary elections have been invalidated. The announcement was made by the IECC Spokesman Ali Reza Rouhani. According to the complaints commission, evidence of widespread fraud is the main reason behind …

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