• publish: 15 February 2018
  • time: 2:03 am
  • category: Politics
  • No: 5680

The Electoral System should be changed: Political Parties

A number of political parties, call for change of Electoral system and asked the government to announce the elections date.

They stressed that there is no alternative for election and the exact date of parliamentary election should be announced as soon as possible.

“Nearly 61 proposals for the commission have submitted by the political parties.” The Independent Election Commission (IEC) statistics announced.

Meanwhile, IEC noted to review the proposals and take actions.

Also Rafiullah Bidar, a member of IEC said that they will work on them to see which one is possible and which one is not.

Parliamentary elections were scheduled to be held in Afghanistan on 15 October 2016, to elect members of the House of the People, but were postponed to 7 July 2018.

Much of the prelude to the election has focused on the debate over reforming Afghanistan’s electoral laws. The current system is one of single non-transferable vote.

The announcement comes two years after the date on which a new parliament was legally supposed to start work, on July 6, 2015.


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