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Iraq

Preliminary election results for 6 more provinces announced

By Rudaw 14/5/2018
An Iraqi electoral commission employee examines electronic counting machine print-outs in the central holy city of Najaf on May 13, 2014. Photo: Haidar Hamdani | AFP
An Iraqi electoral commission employee examines electronic counting machine print-outs in the central holy city of Najaf on May 13, 2014. Photo: Haidar Hamdani | AFP

Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission announces preliminary results for six more provinces. Duhok and Kirkuk are yet to be published. 

 

Nineveh:
1. Victory Alliance - 164,714
2. KDP - 134,782
3. Al-Wataniya - 97,085
4. Nineveh Our Identity - 78,793
5. Fatih - 73,253

 

Sulaimani: 
1. PUK - 262,128
2. Gorran - 149,930
3. New Generation - 61,638
4. Komal - 49,343
5. KDP - 46,567
6. CDJ - 44,967
7. KIU - 29,161

Saladin:
1. Qalat Jamahir Watanyah - 76,069
2. Fatih - 62,425
3. Al-Wataniya - 54,330
4. Victory Alliance - 50,437

 

Najaf:
1. Sayirun - 92,026
2. Fatih - 82,838
3. Victory Alliance - 71,819
4. Hikma Front - 38,099
5. State of Law - 36,808

 

Erbil:
1. KDP - 316,001
2. PUK - 77,792
3. New Generation - 69,123
4. CDJ - 49,266
5. Gorran - 39,809
6. Komal - 35,741
7. KIU - 23,933
8. Turkmen Front - 2,332

Misan:
1. Sayirun - 133,959
2. Fatih - 63,669
3. Hikma Front - 40,176
4. Victory Alliance - 36,257
5. State of Law - 32,137

 

Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission announced the preliminary results for 10 of the nation's 18 provinces in the early hours Monday morning. 

 

Incumbent Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's Nasr (Victory) Coalition has so far won one province. Meanwhile, Hashd al-Shaabi's Fath (Conquest) Alliance and Muqtada al-Sadr's Sayirun Alliance with the Communist Party have made gains. 

 

Sadr's preliminary success in Iraq's capital was widely celebrated by his supporters through the night.

 

Iraqi men holding the poster of Moqtada al-Sadr celebrate during the general election in Baghdad on May 14, 2018. Photo: Ahmad al-Rubaye

 

Preliminary Iraqi election results for 10 provinces announced in the early hours of Monday:

 

Baghdad:

1. Sayirun

2. Fath 

3. State of Law 

4. Al-Wataniya 

5. Victory Alliance  

 

Anbar:

1. Al-Anbar Is Our Identity

2. Al-Wataniya  

 

Wasit:

1. Sayirun

2. Fath 

3. Victory Alliance

4. Hikma Front 

5. State of Law 

 

Babil: 

1. Fath 

2. Sayirun

3. Victory 

4. Hikma Front 

5. State of Law 

 

Muthana: 

1. Sayirun 

2. Fath 

3. Hikma Front 

4. Victory Alliance

5. State of Law 

 

Diyala: 

1. Qarar Alliance 

2. Fath 

3. Al-Wataniya

4. Sayirun 

5. Victory Alliance 

6. Hikma Front 

7. PUK 

8. State of Law 

 

Karbala:

1. Fath 

2. Sayirun

3. Victory Alliance 

4. State of Law 

5. Hikma Front 

6. Al-Wataniya 

 

Dhi Qar:

1. Sayirun 

2. Fath 

3. Victory Alliance

4. State of Law 

5. Hikma Front 

6. Iradah (Will) 

7. Al-Wataniya 

 

Basra: 

1. Fath 

2. Sayirun 

3. Victory Alliance 

4. State of Law 

5. Hikma Front 

 

Al-Qadisiyah:

1. Fath 

2. Sayirun 

3. Victory Alliance 

4. Hikma Front 

5. State of Law 

 

Iraq's IHEC announces results for 10 of the country's 18 provinces early Monday morning. Photo: IMN via Rudaw TV

There are nine minority seats in Iraq — 5 for Christians (Baghdad, Nineveh, Kirkuk, Duhok, Erbil), 1 for Yezidis (Nineveh), 1 for Shabaks (Nineveh), 1 for Mandaeans (Baghdad), 1 for Faylis (Wasit).

Voter turnout was 55 percent in Duhok, 48 percent in Erbil, and 40 percent in Sulaimani, according to the IHEC.

Across Iraq's 18 provinces, it was 44.52 percent.

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