Afghan runoff draws 2,558 complaints

Voters, poll workers speak up; Abdullah questions rival’s surge as count goes on

Posted: June 18, 2014 at 4:55 a.m.

An Independent Election Commission employee counts ballots Saturday at a polling station in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. Observers said Saturday’s presidential runoff ran smoothly, although numerous allegations of fraud have been filed.

Afghan voters have filed more than 2,500 complaints of ballot box stuffing and other election irregularities since Saturday's presidential runoff election, an official said Tuesday.

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