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Final Results of Elections Will Be Announced After Complaints’ Assessment: IECC

The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) says the final results of the parliamentary elections will be announced after the completion of the complaints’ assessment process.  Following the announcement of preliminary results of five provinces including Daikundi, Bamyan, Jawzjan, Farah, and Uruzgan by the IEC on Friday evening, the IECC stressed …

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UN Urges Electoral Authorities to Safeguard Integrity, Transparency of Elections

The Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has urged the electoral authorities to safeguard the integrity and transparency of the parliamentary elections, especially concerning vote counting, as well as the tabulation and announcement of results. In a statement on Sunday, UNAMA said that it encourages the electoral authorities to act expeditiously …

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IECC Drops 35 Names from Final List of Candidates for Parliamentary Elections

The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) has removed 35 names from the final list of candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections. The names of the candidates were removed after a special investigation commission reviewed the complaints against the possible candidates for having links with illegal armed individuals and groups.  The …

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UNSC Discusses Afghan Elections, Calls on All Parties to Ensure Credibility of Process  

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Monday discussed the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections of Afghanistan, recalled on all parties including the Afghan government, political parties, and electoral commissions to create conditions necessary for having “credible” elections. The UNSC in a statement said that over eight million people …

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Voters’ Registration Process Lacks Public Awareness Campaign: Observers

Criticizing the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday, the election observers said that the voters’ registration process lacks public awareness campaign. President Ashraf Ghani formally inaugurated the voters’ registration process for the upcoming parliamentary and district council’s elections today. Mohammad Yousuf Rashid, the executive director of Free and fair Election Forum of …

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