Afghan poll body cancels Kabul's parliamentary vote
All votes cast during the parliamentary elections in Kabul constituency were invalidated on December 6 by Afghanistan's Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC).
Dec 7, 2018
KABUL: All votes cast during the parliamentary elections in Kabul constituency were invalidated on December 6 by Afghanistan's Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC). The cancellation followed widespread charges of irregularities and fraud recorded in the voting in October.
"The votes cast in the Kabul province on October 20-21 are invalidated under the directions of the election law," IECC spokesman Ali Reza Rohani said at a press conference.
The spokesman said they received 2,767 complaints in Kabul regarding "election irregularities, fraud, electoral crimes and violations of the election law by the Election Commission."
All votes in Kabul have been annulled and the election in the province will be conducted again. Kabul accounts for more than a quarter of the 4 million votes around cast around the country and holds 33 of the 250 seats in Parliament.
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