Kirkuk participates in provincial elections

22/07/2019 - 20:23 Published in News/Kurdistan

The Independent High Electoral Commission, Monday, confirmed that the province of Kirkuk will participate in the provincial elections scheduled for April next year.

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Commissioners Rizkar Hama Ameen in a joint press conference with the Chairman and members of the commissioners in Erbil today said that the provincial elections will be held in April of 2020.

He added that Kirkuk is among the provinces where elections will be held within the paragraph allocated to it in the election law, which is currently subject to amendment by the Iraqi parliament.

He said that the commission will adopt the same voter records that were adopted in the previous elections in Kirkuk for the upcoming provincial elections, stressing that the arrivals to the province in 2013 and the years that followed will not be allowed to participate in Kirkuk.