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IHEC declares numbers of political entities and coalitions participating in the Provincial Council Elections of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

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The IHEC Spokesperson and Member of the Board of Commissioners (BoC), Mr. Safa al Mosawi reported on 2 January that the IHEC has declared the numbers of political entities (PEs) and coalitions running for the upcoming provincial council elections (PCE) of the Kurdistan Region (KR) of Iraq scheduled in 2014.


Mr. al Mosawi said that the IHEC has accredited 24 PEs and one coalition to run in the upcoming PCE. He pointed out that the IHEC had previously extended the period of registration and certification of the PEs and coalitions to give the opportunity to register all of them at the IHEC's offices. The BoC also decided to extend the period of receipt of the names of candidates of PEs and coalitions until 9 January.


The Presidency of the KR and in collaboration with the IHEC had approved running the upcoming PCE in conjunction with the upcoming Iraqi parliamentary elections on 30 April 2014.

 

 

 

Translated by:
 Nadia al Jaff