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For Immediate Release
January 14, 2005

IECI Administers Iraq Elections
Fact of the Day

The Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq (IECI) will supervise the Iraqi elections and is designed to ensure a fair and transparent process. The UN Electoral Assistance Division is advising the IECI, and many NGOs are providing technical support and assistance. The commission has 150 staff members at its national headquarters, 126 at governorate offices, 120 trainers, and more than 6,000 electoral workers at Voter Registration Centers throughout Iraq.

Source: U.S. Department of State

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