Iraqis show little enthusiasm for parliamentary election

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s parliamentary election on Sunday drew one of the smallest turnouts for years, electoral officials indicated, with the low participation suggesting dwindling trust in political leaders and the democratic system brought in by the 2003 US-led invasion. Two electoral commission officials told Reuters that nationwide turnout of eligible voters was 19% by midday. Total turnout was 44.5% in the last election in 2018. Polling … Continue reading Iraqis show little enthusiasm for parliamentary election