IHEC fines 70 blocs and candidates of election
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.