After the fire of stores .. Legal parliamentary likely to cancel the entire electoral process

June 10, 2018 - 13:42


BAGHDAD - The Parliamentary Legal Committee on Sunday suggested that the judiciary go to cancel the electoral process throughout the country in case of another fire after the fire of UNHCR stores in the district of Kilani in central Baghdad.

The committee member Zana Said said in a press statement that "the judiciary has the power to cancel the results of funds exposed tothe fire in Baghdad or cancel the results of a full province," likely "to cancel the electoral process in full in the event of a second fire in a warehouse of the Commission after the fire Kilani in central Baghdad "He said.

He added that "the House of Representatives has a new option after the amendment of the election law to merge the parliamentary elections and return with the provincial councils at the end of this year," noting that "the process of counting and sorting the hand will reveal the falsity of many of the political blocs participating in the electoral competition."

The Commission charged with investigating the parliamentary facts, Sunday, the Electoral Commission to stand behind a fire in the stores Rusafa in the district of Kilani in central Baghdad.

An official source in the civil defense, on Sunday, a fire inside the warehouses of the Electoral Commission, indicating that the warehouses contain ballot boxes Rusafa and burned completely.

The parliamentary elections took place on 12 May 2018 in Baghdad and the provinces amid tight security.

The Electoral Commission announced hours later, that the participation rate reached 44% with the participation of more than 10 million people out of the 24 million eligible to participate in the elections.

The results came out of the alliance of Sowron, supported by Muqtada al-Sadr first at the level of the provinces followed by the Fatah Alliance led by Hadi al-Amiri, and then the victory coalition led by Prime Minister Haider Abadi.

The political and media circles were preoccupied with monitoring the low turnout of polling stations in different Iraqi cities, where the participation rate reached 44% compared to the 2014 elections which reached 60%.

He explained the low participation rates with many problems in the voting procedures, and the failure of electronic auditing, in addition to the general frustration of the repetition of the traditional political forces themselves.

The US State Department congratulated Iraqis on holding parliamentary elections, calling for a "comprehensive" government that meets the needs of all Iraqis.

According to the map of political positions announced, most of the political parties that fought the elections will work to form alliances to form the next government.