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    Hundreds won fewer than 99 votes

     KABUL(PAN): Hundreds of parliamentary candidates received fewer than 100 votes each in last month's election, casting doubt on the authenticity of the 1,000 voter cards each submitted to



    Governance

    Three of a family make it to Wolesi Jirga

    KABUL(PAN): Three members of a family, including a woman, are among potential winners of the Wolesi Jirga election, bringing their household the distinction of having three representative



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    Governance

    Candidates get five days to defend themselves

    KABUL (PAN): The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) on Sunday accused about 120 parliamentary candidates of election law violations, and gave them five days to explain their positions.



    Governance

    Failed candidates end protest, free IEC workers

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Parliamentary candidates, who locked up Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials in western Ghor province, have called off their protest, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Failed candidates lock down IEC office

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Four unsuccessful poll runners, along with dozens of supporters, locked down the election commission's office in western Ghor province, officials said on Saturday.<



    Governance

    IEC to declare preliminary results Wednesday

    KABUL (PAN): The preliminary results and the exact number of annulled votes in last month's parliamentary election will be announced on Wednesday, the election body said.



    Governance

    Ballots from 30 more polling centres disqualified

    KABUL (PAN): Ballots cast at 30 polling cetnres, constituting 120 polling sites, in last month's parliamentary election have been invalidated after nearly 1,100 allegations of irregul



    Governance

    Laws on hold as MPs boycott parliament

    KABUL (PAN): Several key laws have been pending discussion for months due to lack of quorum in the Wolesi Jirga.