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Various activates in context of electoral campaigns in Afrin

ANHA - 2017-11-23 11:57
AFRIN– The electoral activities of in the districts of Afrin canton continue through the distribution of leaflets, holding of meetings and hanging of banners on the streets. In preparation for local administration elections scheduled in next December 1, c ...

Electoral introductory meetings held in Afrin villages

ANHA - 2017-11-21 14:13
AFRIN – The Democratic Society Movement in Afrin canton held meetings series for the Afrin area residents, in which they explained the content of the Democratic Nation’s list and its purpose from the elections. They also called on the people to go to the ...

Coalición Nacional anunció su programa electoral.

Hawar News - 2017-11-20 23:32
La Coalición Nacional Kurda en Siria que participa en las elecciones de la Administración Local ha anunciado su programa electoral y los principales objetivos de las elecciones. ...

National Coalition announced its electoral program

ANHA - 2017-11-19 21:08
The Kurdish National Coalition in Syria that participates in the elections of the Local Administration has announced its electoral program and the main aims of the elections. ...

Dues coalicions es presentaran a les eleccions del Nord de Síria

KurdisCat - 2017-11-19 14:55
Les Regions Administratives emeses per l'Assemblea Constituent de la Federació de Síria del Nord s'han reestructurat en forma de tres regions (Efrîn, Èufrates i Cizîre/Jazira) i 7 cantons. L'assemblea constituent també va anunciar el calendari electoral a ...

Bersoum: federalism is the sole guarantor of Syrian integrity

ANHA - 2017-11-12 14:24
HOGIR NAJJAR-AZAD SEFO NEWS DESK- The Co-chair of the Executive Body of the North Syria Democratic Federalism Sanherib Bersoum stated that the federalism project is the sole guarantor of the Syrian integrity, noting that the Electoral High Commission and ...

¿Cómo elegirá el votante?

Hawar News - 2017-11-08 23:35
El Copresidente de la Comisión Electoral en el territorio de la provincia de Cizîre (al-Jazeera) Ruken Mullah Ibrahim dijo que para facilitar el proceso electoral a los votantes se adoptará un color especial para cada casilla, el rechazo del documento ele ...

How will the voter elect?

ANHA - 2017-11-08 12:18
The Co-Chair of the Electoral Commission in the territory of Cizîre (al-Jazeera) province Ruken Mullah Ibrahim said that to facilitate the electoral process on the voters a special color will be adopted for each box, the rejection of the electoral paper w ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Militias to Run for Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections

BAS News - 2017-11-02 20:20
BAGHDAD — Dozens of political parties and entities registered for Iraq’s upcoming parliamentary elections are directly linked with the Iranian-backed militia groups of Hashd al-Shaabi, a source for the Iraqi High Independent Electoral Commission confirme ...

High Electoral Commission extends candidacy applications’ receiving

ANHA - 2017-10-31 15:24
NEWS DESK – The High Electoral Commission in the three regions of north Syria has extended the period of acceptance of applications for candidacy to November 5, at the request of political entities and alliances. The High Electoral Commission of the regio ...

Kurdistan electoral commission rejects Gorran presidential candidate

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:34
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region’s electoral commission said on Saturday that it has rejected a request by the Change Movement (Gorran) to nominate a candidate for the Kurdistan region’s presidential election set for November 1 ...

Arab National Body: we are ready for 2nd electoral stage

ANHA - 2017-09-28 11:59
The Arab National Body congratulated the elections’ success of the North Syria’s people and confirmed the readiness for the next stage of the elections which includes town, district, and canton’s Councils. ...

Kurdistán: La imposición del «sí» eleva la tensión en Irak

Larazon - 2017-09-28 09:16
El «sí» se ha impuesto por mayoría en el referéndum separatista que se celebró este lunes el Kurdistán iraquí. Según el Alto Comité Electoral, el 92% de los votantes respaldó el proyecto de secesión de Bagdad organizado por el presidente de esta región a ...

Iraqi Kurds Overwhelmingly Back Split from Baghdad

The Kurdish Project - 2017-09-28 02:36
The following article was originally published in Al Jazeera. Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted in favour of a split from Iraq, according to regional officials, as tensions soared between Erbil and Baghdad following a contested referendum. Electoral commi ...

El 'sí' a la independencia gana por más del 92 % en el referéndum kurdo

20Minutos - 2017-09-27 23:57
EFE Cuatro millones de personas acudieron a las urnas. Un 7% de los votantes dijeron que 'no' a la iondependencia. La Alta Comisión Electoral del Kurdistán iraquí anunció este miércoles que más del 92 % de los votantes dijeron sí en el referéndum de inde ...

Resultats "preliminars" del referèndum: 92,73 % de sí

KurdisCat - 2017-09-27 20:30
Els resultats preliminars del referèndum sobre la independència del 25 de setembre, incloent-hi el vot exterior (que va iniciar-se el dia 23)* són, segons la Comissió Electoral, els següents:Participació: 72,16 % (3.085.935 de 4.581.255)Sí: 2.861.471 (92, ...

Órgano Ejecutivo pide la apertura de la candidatura de los ayuntamientos.

Hawar News - 2017-09-27 11:48
NEWS DESK- El órgano ejecutivo de la Federación Democrática del Norte de Siria felicitó al pueblo por el éxito del proceso electoral de las comunas, señalando que se están preparando para la segunda etapa, que es la elección de las ciudades, distritos y c ...

Executive Body calls for towns councils’ candidacy opening

ANHA - 2017-09-26 11:54
The Executive Body of Democratic North-Syria Federation congratulated the people on the communes' electoral process' success noting that they are getting ready for the second stage which is the elections of towns, districts and cantons so the body called ...

Primers percentatges de participació

KurdisCat - 2017-09-25 20:56
A una hora del tancament dels col·legis electorals la participació era del 77 %. La Comissió Electoral ha ampliat l'horari de votació fins les set (hora iraquiana) donada l'alta participació popular. Per regions, els resultats preliminars són (en percenta ...

Kurdistan Electoral Commission Extends Voting Time by One Hour

BAS News - 2017-09-25 17:40
ERBIL — A source from Kurdistan High Electoral Commission confirmed that the voting time for Kurdistan’s independence referendum has been extend by one hour. The source explained that the decision was made for the high turnout of voters across the region ...

Electoral Commission May Extend Voting Time

BAS News - 2017-09-25 16:58
ERBIL — Due to the huge waves of voters at polling stations across Kurdistan Region, it is expected that the electoral commission extends the voting period. Irfan Aziz, a legal observer, told BasNews that over 10,000 people are registered to vote in only ...

Elections ended in Cizire and Euphrates, it extended in Afrin

ANHA - 2017-09-23 09:06
Elections' centers in Cizire and the Euphrates regions have closed ballot boxes after the electoral process ended while Afrin region elections' duration has been extended for two additional hours due to the intensive flock of the people. ...

Kurdish Diaspora Can Vote Now

BAS News - 2017-09-22 22:54
ERBIL — The people of Kurdistan who live abroad are now able to cast their vote on Kurdistan Region’s independence, said the electoral commission. The voting is electronic via (www.e-voting.krd); but the voters are required to have been previously regist ...

Continúan celebraciones y reuniones de propaganda electoral.

Hawar News - 2017-09-21 18:01
El Movimiento de la Sociedad Democrática (TEV-DEM) continúa una serie de eventos y actividades relacionados con el proceso electoral para explicar la naturaleza de las elecciones y cómo participar efectivamente en las comunas a medida que se acercan las e ...

Celebrations, meetings for electoral propaganda continue

ANHA - 2017-09-20 15:47
The Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) continues a series of events and activities related to the electoral process to explain the nature of the elections and how to participate effectively in the communes as the elections are approaching, TEV-DEM also ...

Comisión de Elecciones: ID es aceptable en elecciones.

Hawar News - 2017-09-20 07:26
La Comisión Independiente para las elecciones declaró que los ciudadanos que no obtuvieron la tarjeta electoral pueden elegir por su identificación o cualquier otra prueba por la comuna. ...

IHEC Required to Set New Date for Provincial Elections

BAS News - 2017-09-17 23:06
ERBIL— The Iraqi government has officially demanded the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) to assign a date for the fourth provincial elections in the Iraqi provinces. Sarbast Mustafa, the chairman of the IHEC commissioners, told BasNews on Sun ...

370 electoral ballot boxes, 2,000 teachers to supervise

ANHA - 2017-09-17 12:59
Co-chair of the Supreme Electoral Commission in Afrin canton Nisreen al-Abeed said they had identified 370 polling boxes, noting that some 2,000 teachers had been allocated to supervise the communes’ co-chairs elections of scheduled for September 22. ...

More than 42,000 electoral cards distributed in Qamishlo

ANHA - 2017-09-09 16:28
The Office of the High Electoral Commission in the districts of Girkê Legê and Çilaxa and Tel Koçer began distributing more than 42 thousand electoral cards to the voters with the participation of more than 1,750 teachers. ...

11.500 candidat@s a las elecciones de 3.900 comunas del Norte de Siria

KurdisCat - 2017-09-07 15:50
La fecha del 22.09.2017 es significativa en Síria. Se celebrarán las elecciones de comunas en los cantones de la Federación Democrática del Norte de Siria. Fueron convocadas el pasado mes de julio tras la aprobación de la legislación electoral. En total e ...

Electoral Commission Monitoring Independence Vote Campaign

BAS News - 2017-09-07 15:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Independent High Electoral and Referendum Commission has urged all the political factions to remain committed to the rules and regulations of the campaign for the imminent independence referendum. The electoral commission has f ...

IHEC Registering International Observers for Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-07 15:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan’s Independent High Electoral and Referendum Commission (KIHEC) is now registering the international observers who intend to observe the upcoming Kurdistan Region’s independence vote. “Kurdistan’s Independent High Elections and Referendu ...

Kurdistan Electoral Commission Releases Sample of Referendum Ballot

BAS News - 2017-09-06 12:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan’s Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC) has released a sample for the imminent independence referendum. The ballot contains one question wording in Kurdish, Arabic, Turkmen and Syriac languages, with two options of "Yes" and "No ...

3,500 electoral cards distributed in Afrin, underway in districts

ANHA - 2017-09-05 18:49
Preparatory subcommittees related to the Elections High Commission distributed 3,500 electoral cards to the residents of Ashrafieh and Zaidiyah neighborhoods in Afrin city of Afrin region while the cards will be distributed today in all district of the ca ...

Kenya: A Historic Decision, A Tough Road Ahead

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-04 20:27
Kenya’s Supreme Court decision to annul the 8 August presidential election is bold and historic, but the path ahead will be fraught. A successful rerun within 60 days will need compromise on a better electoral commission, more accountable policing and mo ...

Independence Referendum Campaigning Starts this Week

BAS News - 2017-09-03 20:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan’s Independent High Election and Referendum Commission (KIHERC) has set the beginning of the referendum campaign for the upcoming Tuesday. In an official statement released on Sunday, the Electoral Commission said that campaigning starts ...

Fundació del Partit Demòcrata Conservador al Nord de Síria

KurdisCat - 2017-09-02 19:12
La nova formació política es va presentar en societat el 28 d'agost a Qamishli. Va anunciar la seva voluntat de presentar-se al proper cicle electoral democràtic al Nord de Síria. Entre els convidats presents hi havia el Moviment de la Societat Democràtic ...

Subcomité para asumir las elecciones en el cantón de al-Shahba.

Hawar News - 2017-09-01 15:52
La Comisión Electoral del cantón de Al-Shahba formó un subcomité compuesto por 21 miembros para dar seguimiento al proceso electoral y asumir las funciones de gestión de las elecciones previstas para el 22 de septiembre para llevar a cabo las elecciones c ...

Subcommittee to take over elections in al-Shahba canton

ANHA - 2017-08-31 13:57
The Electoral Commission of the canton of Al-Shahba formed a subcommittee composed of 21 members to follow up the electoral process and assume the functions of managing the elections scheduled for September 22 to conduct the communes’ elections ...

50% of the candidates in Afrin are women

ANHA - 2017-08-31 13:57
Co-Chair of the High Electoral Commission in Afrin canton in the region of Afrin that the proportion of women's candidacy for the communes’ co-chairs amounted to 50% at the canton level. ...

KIHEC: Online voting registration for Kurdistan diaspora opens September 1

Waar Media - 2017-08-25 13:19
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region’s Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC) has called on the people of Kurdistan who live abroad to register their names on its website starting from September 1 in order to vote in the upcoming referendum. In a statemen ...

UNAMI Urges Parliament to Select New IHEC Board of Commissioners

BAS News - 2017-08-21 18:54
ERBIL— The United Nations' Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) urged on Sunday the Iraqi lawmakers to select a new Board of Commissioners for the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) before its term expires in September this year. UNAMI announced ...

Iraqi Kurdistan government earmarks US$31.8 million election budget

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has dedicated 37 billion Iraqi dinars ($31.8 million) for the Region’s parliamentary and presidential elections, Jutiar Adil, a member of the Independent High Electoral Co ...

Iraq’s new electoral law to sideline small opposition parties

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
BAGHDAD,— In Iraq, larger political parties disagree on everything except maintaining the status quo: Parliament just passed a law that will badly affect the smaller parties competing in the next elections. It has been said before. But this time it may w ...

Diaspora Kurds to Vote Electronically in Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-11 20:25
ERBIL — The people of Kurdistan Region who are currently living abroad would be allowed to vote electronically in the planned independence referendum on 25th September. Karwan Jalal, an official from the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) told ...

Kurdish Diaspora to Vote Electronically in Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-08 11:18
ERBIL — The Kurds living abroad will be allowed to vote in the September independence referendum of Kurdistan through an electronic poll set by the Kurdistan Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC). Karwan Jalal, head of KIHEC’s data department, to ...

Iraqi IHEC Ready to Assist Kurdistan’s IHEC: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-02 14:28
ERBIL — Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) is ready to provide support to Kurdistan’s IHEC if asked by the latter for running the upcoming independence referendum, said an official from the Iraqi IHEC. Ali Qadir, head of Iraqi IHEC in Erb ...

Essential Guide to Kenya’s High Stakes Election on 8 August

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-01 18:41
Kenya’s 8 August elections are rapidly approaching and concerns continue to mount over the prospect of electoral violence. In thisA, Senior Kenya Analyst Murithi Mutiga looks at what is at stake and assesses efforts to prevent another violent fallout fro ...
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