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HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Complaints Commission (IECC)’s regional office in western Herat province on Sunday said it has so far registered only four complaints against presidential candidates.
The presidential election campaign kicked off on July 28 and would continue until September26.
Gul Mohammad Tariq, IECC commissioner for Herat, told a press conference that the four complaints were against President Ashraf Ghani electoral team about misusing authority. He urged citizens to register their complaints about electoral violations.

KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts say election law violations by a number of presidential candidates are worrisome and the institutions concerned should get tough with offenders to ensure the legitimacy of the polls.

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some presidential candidates have acted against the election campaign rules by using harsh and abusive language against their rivals instead of deliberating upon their plans and priorities after winning the polls, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt.

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said election workers if found guilty of fraud and violations during the October parliamentary elections would be introduced to judicial organs.

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Presidential Candidates Council on Tuesday said the continuation of President Ashraf Ghani’s work in office was against the Constitution and demanded the establishment of a caretaker government.

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Faramarz Tamana has termed President Ashraf Ghani’s ‘extravagant’ spending as election campaign before schedule and hails US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad’s efforts for peace and reconciliation.
Addressing a round table here, Tamana said peace was the dream of the people of Afghanistan and the nation was ready to render any sacrifice to achieve this goal.

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of unsuccessful female Wolesi Jirga candidates, who have been protesting over the two months by erecting a tent in Kabul, say the government had promised to create a special committee for processing their documents.

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of protesting Wolesi Jirga candidates from 12 constituencies on Thursday called for creation of a special court to address election related cases, saying they did not let police remove their tent last night.

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of losing Wolesi Jirga candidates on Wednesday closed the road to the Presidential Place in the Zambaq Square of Kabul.
Around 60 candidates from Helmand, Kandahar, Nangarhar, MaidanWardak, Paktika, Logar, Baghlan, Takhar, Badakhshan, Samangan, Herat and the Kuchi constituency demanded a special court to address fraud in the polls.

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some failing Wolesi Jirga candidates on Saturday demanded invalidation of all votes cast in Kabul during the October polls and shared ten types of rigging documents with the electoral commissions.

 

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