Ariana: The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Saturday that the delayed parliamentary elections in central Ghazni province will be held in October next year. Addressing a press conference, Hawa Alam Nuristani, the chairperson of the IEC, stated that the provincial council, municipal, and parliamentary elections will be held in Ghazni simultaneously. Click here to read
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News February 18, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Five months after Afghanistan’s presidential election, the country’s top electoral body Tuesday declared incumbent President Ashraf Ghani a winner for a second term while his top rival Abdullah Abdullah’s team called the decision “illegal.” The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan said Ghani won 50.6 percent of
Tolo News: NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, referring to the delayed election process in Afghanistan, said “it is important” for Afghan electoral organizations to ”finalize the counting” and “present their results.” Click here to read more (external link). Related Presidential Candidates: We Won’t Accept Election Result We Cannot Invalidate Differing Votes: IEC Chairwoman (Hawa Alam Nooristani)
Tolo News: The head of the Independent Election Commission, Hawa Alam Nuristani, said during a Saturday press conference that the vote recount and auditing process will resume in the remaining provinces on Sunday. Nuristani said that the Independent Election Commission “agreed” with the candidates protesting the process. Click here to read more (external link). Related IEC
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 27, 2019 Afghanistan’s electoral authorities said preliminary results from last month’s presidential election will be delayed for weeks. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said the preliminary results of the September 28 election will be announced on November 14. The preliminary results were originally meant to be released on October 19.
Tolo News: The Chairperson of the Independent Election Commission, Hawa Alam Nuristani, said on Saturday that the Election Commission apologizes to the Afghan people for not managing to announce the preliminary results of the presidential polling on time. The Afghan Election Commission was due to announce the preliminary results today. Click here to read more (external
Tolo News: The Independent Election Commission on Monday released a new number of total votes, saying that data from 22,588 biometric devices indicates that 1.7 million Afghans voted in the September presidential elections. IEC chief Hawa Alam Nuristani said the votes from another 3,980 polling sites have yet to be processed. IEC members pledged that
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan May 29, 2019 KABUL — Afghanistan’s election authorities say they have postponed two local elections that were scheduled to be held in September. The September presidential election was due to be held simultaneously with provincial and district council elections, as well as a previously postponed parliamentary vote in Ghazni Province.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty March 20, 2019 KABUL — The head of Afghanistan’s Independent Elections Commission has said that the country’s presidential election has been postponed by two months to give the authorities more time to organize the ballot and fix the problems that occurred during the October parliamentary polls. Hawa Alam Nuristani told reporters
Tolo News: Hawa Alam Nuristani, the new head of the Independent Election Commission, on Wednesday said the commission is resolute towards using biometric identification devices in the July 20 presidential elections in the country in order to ensure transparency in the process. She said the election management bodies will prefer to involve the youths and the