Iraq: IHEC Completes 816 Appeals
The Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) announces the completion of 816 appeals and indicates that the legal deadline for ratifying the election results is after the completion of the appeals process in all its details.
The Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) of Iraq announced today the number of completed appeals and set a date for ratifying the election results.
In a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), a member of the commission's media team, Imad Jamil, stated that "816 appeals have been completed, of which 790 were rejected. As for the ones accepted, they were supported by evidence and documents; consequently, about 300 stations will be open."
Jamil added that "these stations will include the governorates concerned with the appeals, and the process of counting and sorting will begin under the supervision of the monitors and authorized entities in these stations, whether in Salah al-Din, Baghdad, Basra, or Erbil, as well as the rest of the governorates."
He also stressed that "the starting date of the counting and sorting depends on the readiness of the stations."