Polls close and voting officially ends in the 2021 elections

Polls close and voting officially ends in the 2021 elections

Sunday 10 October 2021 | 06:01 PM

Polls close and voting officially ends in the 2021 electionsThe High Electoral Commission closed, on Sunday evening, all polling stations across Iraq. According to what the Electoral Commission announced earlier, the electoral centers across the country opened their doors at seven o’clock this morning, Sunday, to receive voters, to be closed at six o’clock in the evening. The Commission and the Supreme Security Committee for Elections also confirmed earlier today that the voting process will not witness an extension on time, despite the low participation rate, which did not exceed one-third, according to a statement by the Commission itself, and 30% for organizations concerned with monitoring the elections. The commission had announced earlier the increase in turnout at the polls in the last hour before the closure, noting that the voting time had not been extended.

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