Iraqi election officials say the formal result of the country's vote on a new constitution will be delayed, amid accusations of fraud.
Officials said turnout from some areas seemed abnormally high and ballots needed to be double-checked. Some Sunni Arab politicians have alleged that corrupt practices were allowed to boost the Yes vote. The Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq said it needed several more days to complete the count "after finding that the figures from most provinces were too high".
Well having watched a very amusing clip on the US ABC news of one Iraqi male being filmed voting 7 times there is no doubt that some fraud has taken place , the question is how much ?
All elections have some element of fraud in them, but with some Sunni's calling for civil war if the constitution passes then we should be sure that the vote was fair and accurate
Most News agencies i have seen have said the numbers of voters being reported it was not what they were seing actually turning up
I am not saying the fraud is or isn't wide spread , I am saying that the question of fraud has come up and in a democracy those concerns should and are being investigated
that is a good thing