Last edited on Mar-09-10 at 01:08 AM (UTC3 Assyria)
Assyrians Voting in 2010 Iraqi Parliamentary Elections
On March 5th, 6th and 7th, 2010, Iraqis in and outside of Iraq will participate in the Parliamentary election. If you or your parents/grandparents were born in Iraq, you are eligible to cast your vote.
Iraq's Parliament is made up of 325 seats, five (5) of which are designated to Christians.
These are the five slates taking part in the March 7th, 2010 elections.
389 - Al-Rafidain List (Assyrian Democratic Movement, ADM "Zowaa") (in English | in Arabic)
390 - Chaldean Syriac Assyrian Popular Council
391 - Chaldean National Congress
392 - Chaldean Democratic Party Union
394 - Ishtar Democratic List (APP - BNDP - CDF United) Independent
Where to Vote?
For a list of voting stations in your area, visit the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) website which is organizing Out of Country Voting (OCV) for the 2010 Parliamentary elections.
http://www.ocv-ihec.com (in Arabic)
http://www.ocv-ihec.com/EnglishHome.asp (in English)
1919 A Pickwick Lane,
Glenview, Illinois 60026 USA
Detroit, MI (1)
Dearborn Tree Manor
Dearborn, Michigan 48126 USA
Detroit, MI (2)
4100 E. 14 Mile Road,
Warren, Michigan 48092 USA
2713 W. Northern Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85051 USA
11810 Sunrise Valley Drive,
Reston, Virginia 20191 USA
San Diego, CA
EL Cajon, California 92021 USA
San Francisco, CA
Alameda county fairgrounds,
4501 Pleasanton Avenue,
Pleasanton, California 94566 USA
4527 Nolensville Pike,
Nashville, Tennesee 37211 USA
1510 Birchmount Road
Toronto, Ontario M1P 2G6 Canada
مزده صالح: Phone: 905-512-3289
817 Exeter Road
London, Ontario N6E 1W1 Canada
رائد رحمن Phone: 519-895-1239
6500 Cote de Liesse
Montreal, Quebec H4T-1E3 Canada
صلاح نصر الله Phone: 514-582-8185
1800 Bank Street #10
Ottawa, Ontario K1V 0W3 Canada
أحمد صالح محمد Phone: 613-884-6667
1316 – 33rd Sreet NE
Calgary, Alberta T2A-6B6 Canada
عبد الحميد علي Phone: 403-714-9777
1205 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, British Columbia V3B7Y3 Canada
أحمد فنوني Phone: 778-837-6113
If you bring a U.S. Passport, baptism papers from a church in Iraq, and a drivers license, you will not be eligible to vote because there needs to be a genuine Iraqi document of your father included with your documentation.
Eligibility for the Iraqi Elections
Eligible voters need to provide information to prove their Iraqi identity and be born on or before January 31, 1992. Please bring two (2) official documents, with one having your recent picture.
These documents prove you are eligible for voting:
- Iraqi original documents:
a. Civil identification card
b. Iraqi Nationality Certificate
c. Iraqi passport (G)
d. Daftar Al-Nifoos Al-Iraqi
- Foreign documents:
a. Refugee certificate issued by the United Nations
b. Certificate issued by the Red Cross
c. Foreign passport
Documents that prove part of eligibility and need another document to supplement the rest of eligibility condition. If you can't prove you are Iraqi, please bring any documents that prove your father is/was an Iraqi citizen.
- Iraqi documents:
a. Iraqi passport (M-A-S-H-N) that proves ID, age and nationality
b. Ration Card
- Foreign documents to prove ID, age and nationality:
a. Resident document in the foreign country
b. Drivers License card
c. Personal ID card
d. Foreign passport
How to Mark the Ballot
Please ask the Ballot Issuer for help to properly mark your ballot
* The Ballot Issuer explains to the voter how to mark the ballot:
Place a mark (√) in the box next to the political entity you
would like to vote for.
* If you would like to vote for a candidate, place a mark (√) in
the box next to the Candidate number in the candidate area on the left hand side of the ballot paper, in Addition to the mark for the political entity.
* If you place a mark only for a candidate, with no mark for
a political entity, then your vote is invalid.
Share this Information
Please share this information with your family and friends,
and vote together on March 5th, 6th, or 7th 2010.
Inside the 2010 Iraqi Elections