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Iraq focuses on voter security ahead of elections

The Iraqi government has already thwarted attempts at fraud and election rigging ahead of Oct. 10.
Candidates of the Huquq electoral list pose on stage during a campaign rally, Baghdad, Iraq, Sept. 3, 2021.

As Iraqis head to vote on Oct. 10, the government has taken a series of actions to limit election fraud, increase voter security during the elections and implement tactics to push for higher voter turnout. 

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi held a cabinet meeting on Sep. 11, to discuss the procedures and preparations required to secure fair elections.

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