After Elections, Afghans may have to Wait Months for Presidential Winner
Millions of Afghans voted on Saturday during their national elections but it may be months before the votes are counted to determine who the new president will be. Containers full of ballots are being deposited by trucks to the Independent Election Commission compound in the capital Kabul, and it will take another eight days for all of the materials to arrive.There have already been 150 allegations of fraud or wrongdoings by candidates that the commission will have to sift through. If one of the candidates gets more than 50 percent of the vote, it would require a runoff in June between the top two candidates, but none of the eight candidates is expected to reach that number.
By Jordan Moses
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