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Sadr leads in Iraqi parliamentary election with 54 seats: figures (Updated)

2018-05-14

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SULAIMANI — Muqtada al-Sadr's Sairoon Coalition has won 54 seats in the Iraqi parliamentary election and Fatah Coalition headed by Hadi al-Amiri was in second place in preliminary figures obtained by NRT.

According to the preliminary figures obtained by NRT, cleric Moqtada al-Sadr was leading in Iraq’s parliamentary election with 54 seats, but Nasr Coalition of Haider al-Abadi is seen in third place with 42 seats.

State of Law Coalition has come in fourth with 25 seats followed by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) with 23 seats, the figures shows.

Wataniya Alliance has occupied sixth place with 21 seats, Hikma Coalition of Amar al-Hakim has come in seventh place with 19 seats.

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has come in eighth place with 17 seats followed by Al-Qarar Al-Iraqi Alliance with 13 seats.

The Al-Anbar Is Our Identity with six seats has come in tenth and Change Movement (Gorran) has come in eleventh with five seats, according to the figures.

New Generation Movement is seen in 13th with four seats. The Kurdistan Islamic Group has won three seats, Kurdistan Islamic Union has won two seats and two seats has gone to the Coalition for Democracy and Justice.

(NRT)