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Originally posted by jukyu
so first the complaint was that so few people would come to vote that it wouldn't be a legitamate government. Now its a conspiracy because so many people came to vote that they ran out of ballots? Beyond the people not being able to vote which isn't good of course, this is a side effect of a good thing, mainly people turned out in mass numbers to make their voices heard and legitamize their representatives.
Originally posted by MaskedAvatar
Probably not any one with the Bush administration engineering it.
Iraq's interim president said Tuesday that tens of thousands of people may have been unable to vote in the country's historic weekend election because some polling places including those in Sunni Arab areas ran out of ballots.
Originally posted by jsobecky
The Sunnis pouted and threatened to boycott the elections, and were threatened with physical violence and death if they did vote. So it is understandable that some precincts didn't have enough ballots. It is not implausible to suggest that the insurgency themselves destroyed some of the ballots before the elections were held.
Originally posted by Seekerof
Not enough machines, not enough ballots? Next?