New information on manual counting and sorting in Kirkuk

New information on manual counting and sorting in Kirkuk

2018/7/4 11:45

New information on manual counting and sorting in Kirkuk(Baghdad: al-Furat News) revealed a source familiar with, on Wednesday, that strict procedures adopted by the judges assigned to supervisors of the process of manual counting and sorting.
The source said in a press statement, “The process of counting and partial sorting of the results of the Kirkuk elections include more than 500 funds distributed to different centers in the province.”
He pointed out that “the process of partial counting and counting of the results of Kirkuk includes more than 500 funds distributed to various centers in the province, including 190 funds have not sent its data to Baghdad so far,” referring to strict measures adopted by the team of judges assigned supervisors to recount the votes of the centers questionable, Including the failure to allow journalists and supervisors of electoral entities to enter their phones to the halls that witness the process of counting. ”
The source, that” counting and sorting is not limited to the province of Kirkuk exclusively, but includes all the provinces that registered complaints and complaints, “asserting that the process of counting and partial sorting in the centers All may take a full month , If there are no obstacles to prevent the flow of work. ”
The Electoral Commission began on Tuesday, the process of manual counting and sorting in the province of Kirkuk to include the process the rest of the provinces during the coming period.
For his part, the leader of the coalition of state law Khalid al-Asadi said that “the preliminary results of the recount and manual counting of the votes of voters in Kirkuk, which was revealed by some observers showed a large difference between the counting and sorting the previous electronic counting and sorting by a high rate at the beginning of the process of manual counting and sorting” .
He added that “the emergence of this large percentage of manipulation refers to the large volume of fraud and the confiscation of the votes of voters in the rest of the provinces of Iraq and puts all officials and decision makers in the Federal Court and the judiciary in front of the national responsibility and historical application of the law and oblige the Electoral Commission to conduct a comprehensive counting and sorting in all Iraqi provinces and revealed The fraud that has persisted in many of the electoral centers, especially the southern provinces, including Basra, Maysan and Dhi Qar, whose citizens look forward to re-counting the total votes to those who elected and gave them confidence through their participation in the Khabat “.
Asadi urged “citizens to demand their rights and not to be silent because he may explain satisfaction and conviction despite the great manipulation that took place in the 2018 elections.”
For his part, the leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Khalid Shuani, said on Wednesday that the figures announced after the recount and manual counting in Kirkuk, “not accurate”, not issued by the Commission, but a document issued by a particular party.
“The correct figures distributed by the commission show that the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) got the overwhelming majority of 2268 votes against 886 votes for the Kirkuk Turkoman Front,” Shwani said in a press release.
He pointed out that “there was no match between electronic and manual counting because basically these boxes were not sent to Baghdad.”
The Iraqi Turkmen Front, announced on Tuesday that the manual counting and sorting of 24 boxes showed a “50% difference” with electronic results, usually as a “fact” of what was accused of the people and parties to rig elections.
The electoral official in the Turkmen Front, Ahmed Ramzi Coopero, said that “the process of counting and sorting the initial, which we received from our observers in the center of counting and sorting, and after matching between the counting and sorting the previous electronic counting and manual counting, showed a difference of more than 50%.
While the member of the coalition, “victory”, Abdul Hadi al-Hassani, “The re-counting and sorting will not change much of the declared results, except for minor changes include simple entities distributed in the western and northern regions of the country,
“The recounting of all votes by hand will restore the confidence of the citizen politicians, especially as the turnout was weak because of the crisis of confidence experienced by the Iraqi people.”
He said the partial recount would not take time, expressing “the hope that the hopes of those who demanded it will be fulfilled.”

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