Iraqi parliament voted to ratify election law

Posted by on Nov 05, 2013 | Leave a Comment

House of Representatives voted to ratify the election law after a long labor and debates between the blocks that lasted several months.

The vote came on the ratification law after being approved to determine the number of seats by 328 seats in its upcoming 2014 election and ensure determine quota seats eight seats spread over five seats for Christians and providers and one for each of the Shabak, right and Yazidis. “

According to resolve the differences of the political blocs on the election law the controversial its agreement to increase the seats in parliament next to the [328] seats and be the parent of [310] seats and [18] seats compensatory them [8] seats for Kota and minorities [3] seats in the provinces of Kurdistan, and [7] agreed that the distribution of seats between the National Alliance and the Iraqi List.

And seven compensatory seats were distributed on the provinces of Baghdad, Babil, Muthanna, Dhi Qar, Basra, Diyala, Anbar]

Has today issued a presidential decree to set a date to hold parliamentary elections on 30 a month to forget 2014.

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