شنبه ۲۹ مهر ۱۳۹۶ تهران ۲۰:۲۴
Iraqis abroad vote in the national election
Iraqis living abroad today continued casting their ballots in the last day of overseas voting. Reports say that Iraqis living in Jordan streamed into polling stations in large numbers. Some 21,000 Iraqis are registered to vote in Jordan. Voting was extended today at one polling station in Australia after fighting outside and a bomb scare closed it for an hour yesterday. Despite the disruptions, officials said that more than 94 percent of the 12,000 registered voters in Australia cast their ballots.
Voting is also under way at various places in Europe, including Germany and Sweden. The International Organization for Migration is running the
elections for the Iraqi disapora in 14 countries.
The results of overseas voting -- held over the past three days will be announced along with those from the main election in Iraq itself.