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Archive for May 3rd, 2010

The Mathematical Parameters of the Baghdad Recount: Can the Result Really Change?

Posted by Reidar Visser on Monday, 3 May 2010 11:22

Almost two months after Iraq’s 7 March elections, the provisional result has yet to be certified. There are two legal processes going on that prevent certification: The decision by the electoral judicial panel to de-Baathify around 60 candidates retroactively (even though they appeared on the ballot and received thousands of votes), and the green light that was given for a manual recount of 2,4 million votes in Baghdad, which is due to start today… Full story here.

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