By: Storai Karimi , Date:21/04/2014
  HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said it had cancelled about 100,000 votes cast at 27 polling stations in western Herat province. IECC Herat chief Abdul... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:07/04/2014
  HERAT (Pajhwok): Forty Pakistani rebels and 24 suicide attackers have entered the country’s western zone to disrupt the count of votes and transfer of ballot boxes, officials alleged on Sunday. Deputy Minis... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:01/04/2014
  HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The US consul-general in the western zone has expressed concern over possible fraud in the April 5 presidential and provincial council elections. Speaking to journalists in the capital... Read More
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HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said it had cancelled about 100,000 votes cast at 27 polling stations in western Herat province.
IECC Herat chief Abdullah Sherzai told reporters the votes were thrown out in light of investigations into 28 complaints registered in this regard.
He said the invalid votes belonged to presidential candidates and had been cast at polling stations in Herat City and Kushk, Rubat Sangi, Shindand, Farsi, Gulran and Kuhsan districts.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people protested in front of a polling station against a shortage of ballot papers in the capital of western Herat province on Saturday.
The protestors in Gauhar Shad Begum area of Herat City said that the election was not acceptable to them.
Sarwish, a protestor, told Pajhwok he arrived at the polling centre in the morning but was told ballot papers had finished.
He claimed many polling stations in the city ran out of ballot papers before noon and most people had to return home without casting their votes.

 
HERAT (Pajhwok): Forty Pakistani rebels and 24 suicide attackers have entered the country’s western zone to disrupt the count of votes and transfer of ballot boxes, officials alleged on Sunday.
Deputy Minister of Interior Ikramudin Yawar told a news conference in Herat City the individuals had entered Herat, Ghor, Badghis and Farah provinces ahead of Saturday’s polls. But they failed to reach their targets due to tight security arrangements.

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