Skip to comments.Iraq PM and main rival tied on seat count: AFP projection
Posted on 03/16/2010 6:59:30 PM PDT by Kevin J waldroup
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and his main rival Iyad Allawi are set to win the same number of seats in Iraq's parliament, according to an AFP projection based on 80 percent of votes cast.
Maliki's State of Law Alliance and Allawi's Iraqiya bloc are on pace to garner 87 seats each in Iraq's 325-member Council of Representatives, with less than 9,000 votes separating the two nationwide
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