|iraq holds election||0.83||0.2||9868||4|
Al-Sadr, one of Iraq’s most influential political leaders, was the biggest winner in the Oct. 10 vote, securing 73 out of Parliament’s 329 seats. Pro-Iran factions that alleged voter fraud lost around two-thirds of their seats — a significant blow.How many people voted in Iraq’s elections?
In the first elections since the withdrawal of U.S. forces, the Iraqi Independent Electoral Commission (IHEC) confirmed that 6,400,777 voters cast their votes. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Elections in Iraq.What is Iraq’s new parliament doing to form a new government?
Iraq’s new parliament has reelected its speaker for a second term, the first step toward forming a new government after a general election whose results have been contested by powerful Iran-backed factions.Why was Iraq’s election held ahead of schedule?
The election was held months ahead of schedule in response to mass protests in late 2019, which saw tens of thousands in Baghdad and predominantly Shiite southern provinces rally against endemic corruption, poor services and unemployment.