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.
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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 . . ."
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.
"The Promise of the Ballot: Electoral Reforms in Afghanistan",
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.