Afghanistan’s 2019 Election (25): contradictory figures and low turnout in Kandahar

Kandahar’s turnout looks like it will be less than half the national average, pending finalisation of the numbers. There are many possible reasons for this, chief among them fraud, with limited reporting but plenty of anecdotal evidence of ballot stuffing and other irregularities. But Kandaharis also seem to have been deterred by the low level … Continue reading Afghanistan’s 2019 Election (25): contradictory figures and low turnout in Kandahar