Kabul, Afghanistan, 17 July 2014 – The first of the 8,109,493 ballots cast in Afghanistan’s 2014 Presidential run‐off election have been audited, marking the official start of an in‐depth exercise, being carried out at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters, in Kabul.
Kabul, Afghanistan, 14 July 2014 – Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) will begin an extensive audit of all run-off election results from almost 23,000 polling stations, at its Kabul headquarters. Roughly 8 million ballots (every ballot) cast in the 2014 Presidential Election run-off will be subject to audit, including those that have already been audited in previous exercises.
Kabul, Afghanistan, 7 July 2014 – According to Article 14.14 of the Structural Law of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC), which authorizes the IEC to announce preliminary and final results; and also based on provisions of Article 4.20 of the Electoral Law, the IEC has officially announced the preliminary results of the 2014 run-off Presidential Election.
Kabul, Afghanistan, 25 June 2014 – Today, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) received a brief visit from Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. The Presidential contender enjoyed a tour of the National Tally Center as IEC Chairman, Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani guided him through the stages of results processing and discussed the various transparency measures in place. Although the IEC has met with both candidates in past months, the visit was most appreciated. The IEC would welcome a similar visit from Dr. Abdullah Abdullah.