MESOP TODAY SOUTH KURDISTAN : IHEC – Voter card distribution is low

The Independent High Electoral Commission of Iraq (IHEC) announced that in number of the provinces the people’s response to its voter registration drive is very low. The overall distribution of voter cards is below 55 percent and, in those provinces that have severe security issues, the rate is below 50 percent. According to IHEC’s new regulations, voters will not be able to vote during the national election in April 2014 without holding a voter’s card.  According to the IHEC’s data, the people’s response in the Kurdistan Region is 56 percent. – Source: IHEC announcement