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IEC announces WJ, district councils’ elections final schedule

IEC announces WJ, district councils’ elections final schedule

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Apr 22, 2018 - 19:22

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IECinfo-icon) on Sunday announced complete schedule for the upcoming elections, saying the nomination process for Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon and district councils’ candidates would begin on May 26 and continue until June 12.

Abdul Badae Sayyad, the IEC chief, announcing the final election schedule in a press conference, said the date for the upcoming polls was not changed and they would hold on October 20.

The final schedule just cleared that the nomination process for the Wolesi Jirga and district councils’ candidates would start from May 26 and continue until June 12, he said.

Nomination of candidates for Wolesi Jirga and district councils would start simultaneously and the primary election results for district councils would announce on December 19 and final results on January 24, 2019, Sayyad added.

The IEC chief said the primary list of candidates would be published on June 28, the complaints about the primary list of candidates would be registered between June 28 and 30.

The complaints of candidates will be addressed between June 30 to July 2 while the final list of candidates will be announced on August 3, Sayyad said.

He added that the election campaigns of candidates for Wolesi Jirga would start on September 27 and for district councils on October 3 and continue until October 17.

Sayyad said that two days ahead of the Election Day would be silent and end of election campaigns.

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