Afghanistan

Parliamentary 2010


Published

An election to the Wlosi Jerga (Lower House) was held on 18 September 2010.

Non-partisan (of whom 68 were women) 249

Ethnic breakdown of those elected is:  96 Pashtuns (39%),  61 Hazaras (25%),  53 Tajiks (21%),  15 Uzbeks (6%),  8 Aymāq(3%),  8 Arab (3%),  3 Turkmen (1%), 2 Nuristanis (1%) ,  1 Baloch, 1 Pashai and 1 Turkic (1%), .

Turnout : approx. 40%.
Votes: 4216594 includes votes for excluded candidates

Sources: www.iec.org.af/eng and www.pajhwok.com

More detailed briefing on the politics and risk of doing business in this country is available to clients and subscribers. If you would like to know more then please contact enquiries@tradebridgeconsultants.com