Happy Wednesday Dinarians,
Today, LJ posted his comments and analysis of the newest News Articles put out today, which adds to his analysis from their call last night. Here is his update, which is VITAL for you to read and share with other Dinarians in our community.
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Reportedly Maliki/ state of law party has harvested roughly 1 million votes in the Iraq 2014 elections. Why is this relevant? Well, most don’t understand the complexity that goes into seat distribution in a 328 member parliamentary body. It is not business as usual as the Sainte-Laguë system changes the game. It has been mentioned time and again that not one party in Iraq’s recent parliamentary elections have been able to achieve more than 80 seats; making it virtually impossible for Maliki to return as prime minster for reasons i explained on the call last night. Also it is vital to utilize a little math to best approach the insignificance of Maliki’s often mentioned one million votes.
Fact: 20 million represents the number of registered voters in Iraq of 34 million souls.
Fact: 60%, of the above number represents 12 million eligible voters who participated on April 30, 2014.
Fact: the seats obtained by parties will be instrumental in determining by majority who will prove, by consensus, to be selected and accepted as the next prime minister of Iraq.
Factually about 11 million votes in Iraq were not cast for Maliki, that’s the lion’s share of votes, which represents Continue reading