Voter registration increases

The Institute for War and Peace Reporting carries a report on increased electoral registration. the manager of the Independent Electoral Commission for Iraq, announced that a total of 1,129,146 voters visited elections registration centers during the updating process that started August 1 and ended Sept. 7. The IECI finished voter registration on August 31, but extended it in Anbar governorate for another week for security reasons. (Al-Taakhi is issued daily by the Kurdistan Democratic Party.)