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Last updated at 01/01/2018

Over 900K fake names are on Kurdistan election record: Pay Institute

The head of Pay Institute for Education and Development announces that following its monitoring they find out that there are over 900,000 fake names are on Kurdistan election roll which is the equivalence to 40 parliamentary seats.

Sarwar Abdulrahman, the head of Pay Institute for Education and Development, told VOA on Sunday despite duplicate, fake, delusive and dead people, numerous names from other Kurdistan parts and disputed areas are added and recorded to voting roll illegally.

Abdulrahman criticized political forces and parties to not step serious efforts to clearance Kurdistan Region's voting list from fake names.

"in the interest of the ruling parties not to clean up the voting list in order to obtain more parliament seats." the head of Pay Institute for Education and Development added


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