Afghanistan’s presidential poll results delayed again

Preliminary results from Afghanistan's presidential election have been delayed for a second time, election officials announced Wednesday, a postponement likely…

Preliminary results from Afghanistan’s presidential election have been delayed for a second time, election officials announced Wednesday, a postponement likely to fuel more political uncertainty and fraud allegations. The September 28 poll has already been marred by a record-low turnout and bicking between the incumbent, President Ashraf Ghani, and his chief rival, Abdullah Abdullah. The preliminary results were originally due for October 19 — but the announcement was delayed until November 14, with officials from the Independent Election Commissions (IEC) citing various technical problems.

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