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Afghan Gov’t Fines Presidential Candidates With Less Than 10% of Votes

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Afghan Gov’t Fines Presidential Candidates With Less Than 10% of Votes

Ten of the fourteen candidates that had run for presidency are going to be fined by the Afghan government, as per the law. 

Each candidate was required to pay a deposit of 100,000 to the state bank as a guarantee of their viability as a presidential candidate. 

Deposits of candidates with less than 10% of votes will not be returned and will be added to the government treasury. 

According to sources, the following candidates failed to achieve 10% votes: 

•    Gulbuddin Hekmatyar 3.85%

•    Rahmatullah Nabil 1.86%

•    Faramarz Tamanna 0.99%

•    Sayed Noorullah Jalili 0.85%

•    Latif Pedram 0.69%

•    Enayatullah Hafeez 0.62%

•    Mohammad Hakim Torsan 0.36%

•    Ahmad Wali Massoud 0.22%

•    Mohammad Shahab Hakimi 0.18%

•    Ghulam Farooq Nijrabi 0.09%

•    Mohammad Haneef Atmar 0.09%

•    Noor Rahman Lewal 0.05%

The preliminary results of the election were announced on December 22 and President Ghani led the polls at 50.64%. 



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