President Ratifies Country’s new Electoral Law

2020/11/09

After officially ratifying the country’s new electoral law on 5 November, 2020, the President of the Iraqi Republic, Barham Salih said that I have ratified the electoral law in the run up to early, fair and free elections.
Furthermore, he added that, today, after the electoral law is passed and ratified, I call upon all state institutions to swiftly fulfill the required conditions for conducting early, fair and free elections. That includes all stages of the process, including biometric voter registration.
However, it is essential that relevant state institutions engage in effective and genuine cooperation with the United Nations and the Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission to ensure monitoring and oversighting, that will guarantee the integrity of the ballot.

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