Tammuz Organization: Maliki's coalition is ahead of his rivals a large margin in Dhi Qar

Author: HUA
Editor: BK, NK 20/4/2013 23:20

Range Press / Dhi Qar
Tammuz Organization announced on Saturday evening, for monitoring the elections that the State of Law coalition led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, leads the election in the province of Dhi Qar, his rivals a large margin, according to preliminary results of the counting of votes, indicating that the four other blocks vying for second place .

The director of the regional office of the Organization of Tammuz in the southern region, Razak Obeid apparent, in an interview to (range Press) that "the State of Law coalition has progressed far from the nearest blocks his competition according to results of screening primary that took place at the polling stations," noting that "this The result, according to figures collected by about 200 observers belonging to the Organization distributed to polling stations in the province of Dhi Qar. "

He added that "the four coalitions and electoral blocs is another coalition Liberal and the citizen and Ktlta solidarity in Iraq and to meet national compete among themselves for the second place," adding that "these findings have been adopted from the reports of observers Tammuz organization at polling stations across the province."
Zahir did not disclose the size difference between a coalition of state law and the rest of the blocks, but he emphasized that "the big difference."
Includes entities and coalitions competing in Dhi Qar, all of the mass of the Knights supporters of the law , a mass gathering of national partnership, the Solidarity bloc in Iraq, Fidelity National, a coalition of state law, the coalition in Iraq unified national, a coalition of Liberals (continued the Sadrist movement), a coalition of citizen (continued Islamic Supreme Council), the Civic Democratic Alliance.
Announced the Electoral Commission in Iraq, on Saturday evening, that the percentage of participants in the suffrage in all the provinces elected amounted to 50%, but pointed out that Salahuddin province recorded the highest proportion of 61%, while the registered capital Baghdad بقسميها Karkh and Rusafa lowest participation rate stood at 33% .
The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Electoral Commission in Iraq Serbst Mustafa in a press conference held this evening at the Rashid Hotel and attended (Long Press) that "the rate of participation in all the provinces that participated in the elections to the 12 province amounted to 50 percent," noting that "the number of people who cast their ballots amounted to six million and 447 thousand voters. "
He explained Mustafa that the percentage of participation in the "Baghdad Rusafa amounted to 33%, and the ratio was the same in the Karkh district, in Diyala amounted to 51%, and in Babylon, 54%, and Karbala, 54%, and in Wasit 52%, Salahuddin 61%, while in Najaf has reached 53% In Basra, 42%, and in Diwaniya, 58%, 44% in Maysan, and Dhi Qar 50%, while in Muthanna reached 59%. "
Mustafa stressed that "the overall percentage of suffrage is very good," noting that it "will rise to 51% after the addition of private ballots for it."
404 competing candidates, including 105 within 10 candidate lists competing for 31 seats in the province of Dhi Qar next.
The Dhi Qar (away its Nassiriya, 350 km south of Baghdad) fourth Iraqi province in terms of the number of voters, after Baghdad and Mosul and Basra, as vote million and thirty-six thousand Thmnmih and one thirty registered voters in the province to choose 31 members representing the provincial council at its next electoral , which is the current number of members of the Council itself.
And started since seven o'clock Saturday morning (the 20th of April 2013 present), the process of universal suffrage for the provincial elections in 12 Iraqi provinces, where will make about 13 million and 800 thousand voters vote in 5190 polling stations and 32 102 polling stations, as well as the provinces of Kurdistan and Anbar Kirkuk and Nineveh, which will allow them to vote for the displaced people from the provinces to participate in the elections, polling stations were closed at five o'clock this afternoon.
And compete in the elections 139 political entities and coalitions with the participation of 8275 candidates, and monitored by more than 66 thousand local and international observers