The Commission sets the date for the start of the manual counting and sorting of the contested stations

The Commission sets the date for the start of the manual counting and sorting of the contested stations

10-25-2021 08:42 AM

The Commission sets the date for the start of the manual counting and sorting of the contested stationsThe Electoral Commission has set, next Wednesday, the date for the start of manual counting and sorting procedures for the contested stations.

A brief statement by the commission stated, “The Electoral Commission begins the procedures for manual counting and sorting of the contested stations as of Wednesday, October 27.”

Earlier in the day, the Board of Commissioners recommended dismissing 461 appeals and recounting 297 electoral stations.

The Commission said, “It is continuing to study the appeals submitted to it, as they have been audited by the relevant department,” noting that “accordingly, 483 appeals were presented to the Board of Commissioners today, Sunday.”

And she added, “After completing the necessary investigative procedures in light of the evidence and the recommendation made, the Council recommended the dismissal of 461 appeals for various reasons, the most important of which is the absence of the appeal from the evidence or its violation of the provisions of Article 38/First of the Iraqi Parliament Elections Law in force, as the appellant did not specify the station or center.” who is appealing his results, in addition to his demand to open all the stations of the electoral district or to prove that the announced results match,” noting that β€œthese appeals will be sent with a recommendation to the Judicial Commission for Elections for decision in accordance with the law.”

And she added, “The Council decided to approve the re-counting and manual counting of (297) of the contested electoral stations based on 22 appeals distributed to the governorates of Diyala, Nineveh, Maysan, Karbala, Kirkuk, Dhi Qar, Anbar, Qadisiyah, Salah al-Din, Muthanna, Basra, Baghdad and Babil, as it was supported by evidence. Pointing out that “the council will make the appropriate recommendation in this regard after completing the counting and sorting procedures.”

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