Iraq’s SC rules in favor of election recount

In Iraq, supreme court today ordered a manual recount of last month's legislative elections that resulted in a surprise victory for the populist cleric, Moqtada Sadr.

The court ordered that all of the roughly eleven million ballots, including those of voters living abroad, displaced persons and security forces, must be recounted.

The May 12 vote was won by cleric Moqtada Sadr's electoral alliance with communists.

Source: Radio Pakistan