Basrah – Iraq’s Oil City Local Elections Numbers

Local Government (Provincial Councils) Elections were held on Saturday 20th of April in Iraq. The details and numbers are steadily emerging.



Basrah prvince, Iraq

Voter Turnout: 42%

Registered Eligible Voters: Approx. 1,600,000 Iraqis

Ballots Cast: Approx. 650,000 ballots

Candidates: 656 Candidate

Contested Seats: 35 Council Seats (1 Seat reserved for Christian quota)

Political Entities: 25 (Party and Alliance)

For Full Iraqi Election Numbers visit:


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