Parliamentary Elections Preliminary Results: Scores of New Entrants & Fewer Re-elects

Parliamentary Elections Preliminary Results: Scores of New Entrants & Fewer Re-elects

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Alisher Shahir Reporter

13 Dec 2018

The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced the parliamentary elections’ preliminary results for 25 provinces so far, results of the latest 5 being declared on Monday evening, December 10.

Based on these results, Ghulam Abbas Ebrahimzada, Abdul Hamid Sharifi, Ahmad Shah Ramazan, Mohammad Ali Mohaqiq, Alamkhan Azadi, Sayed Zahir Masroor, Abdolkhaliq, Gol Rahman Hamdard, Saifura Niazi, Fawzia Hamidi and Breshna Rabi are set to enter the House of Representatives from Balkh province.

Also, Hashmatullah Arman, Mohammad Rasul Faryabi, Mohammad Hashim Khan, Sayed Babur Jamal, Sanjar Kargar, Mohammad Anwar Bashliq, Rangina Kargar, Shafiqa Sakha Yolchi and Fawzi Raufi from Faryab Province and Mohammad Ismaeil Seddiqi, Wafiullah Iftekhar, Mohammad Asif Nabizai and Homa Ahmadi from Logar Province have bagged most votes of the people in these two provinces.

In Badakhshan province, Abdul Rauf Anami, Abdul Shukur Waqif Hakimi, Hujatullah Kheradmand, Abdulwali Niazi, Zabihullah Atiq, Fazl Azim Zalmai Mojaddadi, Ahmadzia Yaftali, Niloofar Ebrahimi and Sadeqa Adib are among the winners of the preliminary results of the parliamentary elections.

The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced the parliamentary elections’ preliminary results of 25 provinces

The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced the parliamentary elections’ preliminary results of 25 provinces.

From Paktika province, Mohammad Mirza katawazi, Mohammad Daoud katawazi, Nader Khan katawazi and Hila Mojtaba, have bagged most of the votes of the people in preliminary results.

According to the timetable which was scheduled by the Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) for the parliamentary elections, the preliminary results of all the provinces were supposed to be announced on November 23 and the preliminary results of Kabul on December 1. But the Independent Election Commission is not even done with the the announcement of preliminary results for other provinces.

Who did people vote for?

The findings of Reporterly from the preliminary results of parliamentary elections in 25 provinces of Afghanistan show that a large percentage of winners in this list are new entrants. 6 provinces had introduced completely new Members of Parliament to the house, while in 11 provinces of Afghanistan, the number of first-time elects has doubled as compared to the number of re-elected representatives in the Parliament; and in six other provinces, the number of new winners is equal to the re-elected representatives.
The findings also show that in only two provinces of Afghanistan, namely Zabul and Parwan, the number of re-elected  legislators was higher than newcomers.

Six Provinces with Completely New MPs:

Logar:

All four MPs-elect of Logar are first-time elects in the preliminary results. These are Mohammad Ismael Sediqi, Wafiullah Iftekhar, Engineer Mohammad Asif Nabizai and Homa Ahmadi.

Jawzjan:

The preliminary results show that all MPs-elect of Jawzjan province are also new faces. Babur Dostum, Baktash Ishchi, Mohammad Karim Jawzjani, Azizullah Alghati and Halima Sadaf Karimi, are five new members of the Afghan parliament from Jawzjan province.

Babur Dostum has bagged most votes in Jawzjan

Farah:

Farah is also one of the provinces that has introduced new representatives to the Afghan parliament. Homayun Shahidzada, Abdul Sattar Hossaini, Abdul Naseer Farahi, Abdul Jalil Bakhtaor and Belqis Roshan are among the five new MPs-elect based on the preliminary results.

Uruzgan:

Besmillah Jan Mohammad, Qodratullah Rahimi and Anusha Barakzai are three new MPs-elect from Uruzgan.

Nuristan:

The share of Nuristan province is only two representatives both of whom are new figures in the preliminary results. Abdullah Nuristani and Dr. Zahida Fayzan are two representatives who bagged most votes in Nuristan.

Badghis:

Representatives of Badghis province are also new the preliminary results announced by the commission. Ziauddin Akazi, Abdul Basir Osmani, Amir Shah Nayebzada and Ustad Farida Begzad are four MPs-elect from the province.

11 provinces with most new MPs-elect:

Maidan Wardak: (3 new, 2 re-elected)

New: Abdul Rahman Wardak, Mahdi Rasekh, Halima Askari

Re-elected: Engineer Hamida Akbari, Abdul Ahmad Durrani.

Bamian: (4 new, 1 re-elected)

New: Mohammad Rahim Aliyar, Zahiruddin Jan Agha and Nikbakht Fahimi.

Re-elected: Sayyed Mohammad Jamal Fakuri Beheshti

Paktika: (3 new, 1 re-elected)

New: Mohammad Mirza Katawazi, Mohammad Daud Katawazi and Hila Mojtaba

Re-elected: Nadar Khan Katawazi

Khost: (3 new, 2 re-elected )

New: Engineer Helmand Helmand, Ghaffar Khan, Dr. Mohammad Musa Khawari

Re-elected: Sahera Sharif and Kamal Naser Osuli

Kamal Naser Osuli is to come to parliament for a second time from Khost province

Badakhshan: (6 new, 4 re-elected)

New: Abdul Shakur Waqif Hakimi, Hujjatullah Kheradmand, Maulawi Zabiullah Atiq, Dr. Ahmadzia Yaftali and Sadeqa Adib.

Re-elected: Abdul Rauf Anami, Abdulwali  Niazi, Fazl Azim Zalami Mojjaddi and Niloofar Ebrahimi

Takhar: (7 new, 2 re-elected )

New: Abdullah Beg, Mohammad Alem Saie, Engineer Amir Mohammad Khaksar, Dr. Sayed Eshrafuddin Aini, Ghulam Sarwar Sadat, Dr. Hamduddin Yuldash, Nazif Yusufbeg

Re-elected: Rayis Abdul Baqi Malikzada and Habiba Danish.

Samangan: (3 new, 1 re-elected)

New: Hayatullah Samangani, Ziauddin Zia, Mahbuba Rahmat.

Re-elected: Makhdoom Abdalellah Mohammadi.

Balkh: (7 new , 4 re-elected )

New : Abdul Hamid Sharifi, Mohammad Ali Mohaqiq, Alamkhan Azadi, Sayed Zahir Masroor, Rayis Abdul Khaleq, Gol Rahman Hamdard and Fawzia Hamidi.

Re-elected : Ghulam Abbas Ibrahimzada, Saifura Niazi, Ahmad Shah Ramazan and Breshna Rabi.

Ghulam Abbas Ibrahimzada has been reelected in parliamentary election

Sar-e-Pul: (4 new, 2 re-elected  )

New : Mohammad Akbar Sultanzada, Dr. Asadullah Ayubi, Al Haj Hamidullah Beg.

Re-elected: Sayed Mohammad Hasan Sharifi Balkhabi, Aziza Jalis

Ghor: (4 new, 2 re-elected )

New : Ata Mohammad Dehqanpur, Gul Zaman Nayeb, Kramuddin Rezazada and Fatema Kohistani

Re-elected: Mohammad Ibrahim Malikzada and Roqia Nael

Faryab: (6 new, 3 re-elected )

New : Hashmatullah Arman, Mohammad Rasul Faryabi, Sayed Babur Jamal, Sanjar Kargar, Mohammad Anwar Bashliq and Shafiq Sakha Yulchi.

Re-elected: Mohammad Hashim Khan, Rangina Kargar and Fawzia Raufi.

6 provinces where new entrants made up half of the MPs-elect :

Kapisa: (2 new, 2 re-elected)

New: Mir Haidar Afzali, Khadija Elham Khalili

Re-elected: Mirdad Nejrabi, Mohammad Iqbal Safi

Laghman: (2 new , 2 re-elected )

New : Gen. Abdul Monir Tarhakhel, Mohammad Rafi Mamuzi

Re-elected : Mohammad Alam Qarar, Al-Haj Zeifonun Safi

Mohammad Alam Qarar is to enter the Wolsi Jirga for the second time

Panjsher: (1 new, 1 re-elected)

New: Haji Zol Mohammad Zalami Noori

Re-elected: Qazi Rahela Salim

Nimruz: (1 new, 1 re-elected)

New: Gol Ahmad Noorzad

Re-elected: Farida Hamidi

Kunar: (2 new , 2 re-elected )

New : Jawid Sapai, Ustad Nematullah Karyab

Re-elected: Wazhma Sapai and Maulawi Shahzada Shahid

Daikundi: (3 new , 2 re-elected )

New : Sayed Mohammad Daud Naseri, Rayhana Azad, Ali Akbar Jamshidi

Re-elected: Shirin Mohseni

2 provinces with most re-elected MPs:

Parwan: (2 new , 4 re-elected )

New: Abdulaziz Homayoun Harirood, Zahir Salangi

Re-elected: Al Haj Mir Rahman Rahmani, Sediq Ahmad Osmani, Zakia Sangin, Samea Azizi Sadat

Zabul: (1 new face, 2 re-elected )

New: Hamidullah Tokhi

Re-elected : Abdul Qadir Qalatwal and Zahran Tokhi.

Hamed Ahmadi contributed reporting.


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