Faraj Haidari and Sardar Abdul Karim will not candidate themselves again for new commission05/08/2012 12:03
ERBIL, August 5 (AKnews) – So far 60 people have requested membership for the new electoral commission and 10 of them are Kurds.
Head of the commission Faraj Haidari and member Sardar Abdul Karim will not candidate themselves again for the membership.
Kurdistan Blocs Coalition's spokesperson Muayad Taib said today that the parliamentary experts committee would introduce 15 new names for the membership of the new committee. If the chairs of the commission increased to 15, then Kurds will receive three chairs.
Member of the commissioners board of the electoral commission Sardar Abdul Karim said that he will not candidate himself again and will let other colleagues participate.
Gorran Movement representative Azad Chalak said: "If the commission’s seats are increased to 15, then the opposition will get one but we haven’t selected any members yet."
Iraq’s parliament is expected to vote on amending Iraq’s High Electoral Commission on Monday.
By Rebin Hassan