Field Report

September 19, 2010

KABUL, Sept 19 - At the final press conference of Election Day, IEC chairman Fazal Ahmad Manawi, Interior Minister Bismillah Muhmmadi, National Directorate of Security Head Engineer Nabil, and Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak talked to local and international press. Our notes from the remarks follow:

Polls Close

September 18, 2010

KABUL, Sept 18 - Fazal Ahmad Manawi, the chairman of Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission, gave a second press conference this afternoon to discuss Election Day after polls closed. Our notes follow:

September 18, 2010

Today Fazal Ahmad Manawi, the chairman of Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission, held a midday press conference to discuss the situation on the Election Day so far. Our notes follow:

Polling Center Logistics

September 16, 2010

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) held its final press conference today before Saturday's poll. Here are our notes from the conference, which featured IEC Chairman Fazal Ahmad Manawi.

Delivery of election material

The IEC reports that sixty percent of all election materials have been delivered from provincial centers to polling centers. The remaining forty percent is expected to be completed by the end of tomorrow (Friday).

Polling centers

September 16, 2010

The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) held a press conference today with its spokesman, Commissioner Ahmad Zia Rafat. Here are our notes:


September 16, 2010

September 15, 2010


Our long-term observers continue to report their impressions of the pre-election environment; you can read a summary of previous dispatches here.

September 14, 2010

As the race for Afghanistan’s parliament enters its final days, hits the streets of Kabul to find out what people think of the elections. Will they be voting? Are they happy with the field of candidates? And what do they hope the elections will bring? Watch the video below to find out what Kabulis are saying.


September 14, 2010

Here are our notes from the International Election Commission press conference in Kabul today with IEC Chairman Fazal Ahmad Manawi and UN Special Representative for Afghanistan Staffen de Mistura.  

Ink particulars

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