IHEC fines 70 blocs and can­di­dates of elec­tion

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

Spokesman for the Iraqi In­de­pen­dent High Elec­toral Com­mis­sion stated that they have fined 70 po­lit­i­cal blocs that vi­o­lated IHEC’s reg­u­la­tions dur­ing the Iraqi Par­lia­men­tary elec­tions.

Safa Mo­sawi, mem­ber of the Com­mis­sion­ers Coun­cil and IHEC spokesman said that the com­mis­sion has de­cided to fine 70 po­lit­i­cal blocs and can­di­dates ran for the Iraqi Par­lia­men­tary Elec­tion on 30 April.

He re­vealed that those blocs and can­di­dates who have been fined vi­o­lated IHEC’s reg­u­la­tions. He stated "They will be forced to pay a sum of money for the vi­o­la­tions they’ve com­mit­ted dur­ing the polling process." Mu­sawi also stated that a spe­cial team from IHEC con­stantly ob­served the elec­tion cam­paign and the pe­ti­tions for­warded to the Com­mis­sion re­gard­ing the vi­o­la­tions of the po­lit­i­cal blocs.

Safa Muswaui also added that the dis­tri­bu­tion of the elec­tronic cards to vot­ers went on in prov­inces' of­fices only, say­ing that the process went on till 25 April .

The Iraqi Par­lia­men­tary Elec­tions went on across Iraq on 30 April, si­mul­ta­ne­ously with the Provin­cial Coun­cil Elec­tions in the three prov­inces of the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion.

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