Iraq Prepares for Sunday Election, Despite Violence

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/4470304/4470305" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

There were scattered attacks across Iraq Friday as the country prepares for elections. Voters will chose one slate of candidates, and the 275 seats in the national assembly will be assigned to each party's list roughly in proportion to the votes received.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.