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IEC Rejects UN Proposal For Upcoming Elections

Afghanistan’s IEC on Monday rejected the UN proposal of delaying the provincial councils and Ghazni parliamentary elections. UN insists on holding the timely presidential elections. According to a tweet, Tadamichi Yamamoto, UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, said that “Critically important that credible Afghanistan Presidential elections take place on time …

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IECC Inches Closer to Finalize Investigations of Kabul Parliamentary Elections

The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) is expected to finalize its investigations regarding Kabul parliamentary elections on Friday, an official said. Qasim Elyasi, a member of the IECC said there are changes in the final results of Kabul parliamentary elections and the Independent Election Commission (IEC) will make the announcement. …

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Leaked Documents Show President Ghani ‘Meddled’ in Parliamentary Vote

Documents obtained by Ariana News show that President Ashraf Ghani has meddled in October parliamentary elections in favor of a particular candidate. Based on the obtained documents, the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission had asked the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) to provide information about parliamentary candidates with criminal convictions. In between, …

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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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