IHEC: 80% of votes show Allawi in the lead
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 08:09 GMT
After counting votes of around 80% of polling sations till Tuesday night, figures showed former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi in the lead by a difference of 9000 votes in comparison with Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki in all Iraqi provinces.
These results regard general elections in Iraq only excluding the special voting of security forces, patients and prisoners in addition to out-of-country voting, Independent High Electoral Commission reported.
State of Law Coalition led by Al Maliki and Al Iraqiya List led by Allawi rallied each 87 seats.
Iraqi National Alliance rallied around 67 seats while Kurdistan Alliance rallied 38 seats.