FREE AND FAIR ELECTION FORUM OF AFGHANISTAN

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Declaration related to the presidential election of 2019

The voting process of the 2019 presidential election, is officially over. The Free and Fair Elections Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA) forwards its sincere gratitude and thanks to all stakeholder parties, especially the brave security forces, IEC staff and the honorable people of Afghanistan, for their presence and participation in the process. By monitoring and observing the voting process in 34 provinces of the country, from the beginning to the end, the FEFA has shared, its observatory findings and, in two occasions by press release, during the elections process, with the Election Commission and the honorable people of the country. The Major points of FEFA’s findings from the voting process in 34 provinces are as following: 1. Overall, the turnout/participation rate especially for women in today's elections, has been reported low in all provinces across the country. Although in the central regions, from early morning to mid-day, the participation was relatively high, but in the second half of the day also, participation has been reported low. 2. The number of open polling centres across the country according to the last update, of the IEC was announced to be 4,500 PCs, while the overall findings FEFA shows that about 3 , 3,891 polling centres across the country have been open and have reported the IEC. It is noteworthy that the contacts of observer intuitions with a number of provinces and districts has not been possible due to outage of and brake down of telecommunication networks, during the, therefore the true figures of open polling centres, is not confirmed so far . It should be noted, however, that in some districts, the lack of election materials has led to the closure of polling centres and stations. For example, in the Mandol and DoAb districts of Nooristan province, 50 polling stations, including 10 polling centres, remained closed and barred of pooling. In total, of the 52 centres in Nooristan province, 31 were open and 21 remained closed.

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9/28/2019

Date

FEFA

Publisher

Declaration

Type

Election

Category

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