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Electoral Commission Monitoring Independence Vote Campaign

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 ...
Electoral Commission Monitoring Independence Vote Campaign - BAS News

Kurdistan Independence Referendum Succeeded: Commission

BAS News - 2017-09-27 17:02
%92.73 Voted "Yes" to independence ERBIL— Kurdistan Region's Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission announced on Wednesday that the referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan Region from Iraq succeeded with %92.73 votes in favor of ind ...

Over 130 International Teams to Observe Kurdistan’s Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-23 15:31
Around 142 TV channels will cover the independence referendum ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Independent High Commission for Elections and Referendum (KIHEC) said that around 136 international teams will be observing the September 25th independence referendu ...

VIDEO: How to Register and Vote Online in Kurdistan's Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-23 09:29
Kurdistan Region's Independent High Commission for Elections and Referendum released a video for the Kurdish diaspora around the world on how to register their names and vote online. The online voting in Kurdistan Region's independence referendum starts ...

Kurdish Diaspora Can Vote in Referendum Without Ration Card: IHERC

BAS News - 2017-09-18 15:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission (IHERC) announced on Monday that the Kurdish diaspora is now allowed to participate in the upcoming independence vote without the ration card as part of the required document ...

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. ...

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 ...

Ethnic-Religious Groups in Duhok Campaign for Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-07 12:59
DUHOK — The followers of different religions and ethnicities rallied in support of Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum in Duhok Province on Thursday. Representatives and followers of various ethnic-religious groups, including Muslims, Christians, ...

Spain challenges Catalan independence referendum bid in court

Waar Media - 2017-09-06 19:56
WAAR-DUHOK: The Spanish government asked the country’s top court on Wednesday to nullify a vote in the Catalan parliament over a disputed independence referendum bill. The push from the wealthy northeastern region to hold an independence vote sets Spain ...

Catalonia set for clash with Madrid over independence vote

Waar Media - 2017-09-06 14:09
WAAR-DUHOK: Catalonia is expected to pass a law Wednesday laying the groundwork for an independence referendum on October 1 which is fiercely opposed by Madrid, setting a course for Spain’s deepest political crisis in decades. The looming showdown comes ...

HDP on Kurdistan’s Independence Vote: Historic Day

BAS News - 2017-09-06 12:57
ERBIL — The planned independence referendum on 25th September will make it a “historic day” for Kurds, to which the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) offers total support, said Osman Baydemir, the party’s spokesperson. “We call on the people to go to the p ...

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 ...

UK Minister of State in Erbil to Discuss Kurdistan’s Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-04 01:21
ERBIL — A British senior delegation, headed by Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth office, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil overnight Sunday, planning to discuss the imminent independence vote with top Kurdish officials. Alistai ...

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 ...

12,000 Polling Stations Planned for Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-23 16:44
ERBIL—There will be 12,000 polling stations available for the electorates to cast their vote in the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region, said the spokesperson for Kurdistan Region's Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission (IHER). ...