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Afghan Election 2015

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The Afghan parliamentary elections were supposed to be held in April 2015; however, they have been delayed. The five-year long mandate for the Afghan parliament runs out in June 22, 2015. It is unknown if (and by whom) the parliaments mandate will be extended.


Websites with Info on Afghan Elections

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Papers about the 2015 Afghan Election
(listed in chronological order)

Democracy International (DI), Afghanistan Electoral Reform and Civic Advocacy Project (AERCA), March 2015. "DI conducted a nationwide public opinion survey in Afghanistan on the heels of the formation of the National Unity Government (NUG) in 2014 in order to understand the Afghan public's attitudes about democracy and the elections, the impact and reach of civic education efforts, and confidence in political institutions . . ."
http://democracyinternational.com/publications/afghanistan-elections-and-civic-education-lessons-learned-survey


News Stories about the 2015 Parliamentary Elections

April 6, 2016. "Afghanistan's Electoral Reform: A Distant Reality", In Asia. Analysis by Timor Sharan - Asia Foundation. The election reform proposed after the last presidential elections have hit the reality of NUG incompetence and Afghan politics.

October 2,2015. "The Promise of the Ballot: Electoral Reforms in Afghanistan", Eurasia Review.

June 12, 2015. "Frustrated donors end funding for Afghan parliamentary elections". Reuters. The "ELECT II" program run by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) may shut down.


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