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Afghan Presidential Election Spurs 16,500 Complaints

Afghan election authorities received 16,500 complaints about the handling of this year’s presidential election, officials said Thursday, days after preliminary results put President Ashraf Ghani in place to secure a second term.

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced earlier this week that Ghani had won a slim 50.64 percent majority in the voting on September 28. The final results are expected to be announced in the coming weeks after the complaints have been reviewed.

Officials have 15 days to finalize their investigation of the complaints and release results to the candidates, said Zuhra Bayan Shinwari, head of the read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com