Commission announces postponement of provincial elections to April 2013
Posted 03/07/2012 07:58 AM
Babinaoz (Reuters) – announced that the Electoral Commission for elections, the postponement of provincial elections due early next year, 2013, to April next, carried in the presidency of the Council of Ministers and House of Representatives of responsibility.
The head of the Independent High Electoral Commission for elections Faraj al-Haidari said that “the provincial elections scheduled for the 31 of January of next year, 2013, be postponed to the beginning of next April,” blaming the presidency of the Council of Ministers and House of Representatives responsible for the delay. “
Haidari said that “The Commission has provided a timetable at the end of the month of May last to the House of Representatives for not amending the election law which is still so far in the first reading in the House of Representatives, as we have the budget speculative of the Council of Ministers and we have identified the approximate time when we need him on 17 September next to prepare for action elections. “
He said al-Haidari that “The Commission called on Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, with ten million dollars to start the procedures that do not need the law to advance preliminary and has given us, but they have not reached yet.”
He ruled out a coalition of state law, on Monday, to postpone the provincial elections scheduled early next year, 2013, as he emphasized that many of the MPs want to replace the Electoral Commission with a new one.