Jordanian Parliamentary Elections: IRI Observation Mission Features Prominently in International Media

On September 20, the International Republican Institute (IRI) deployed an international election observation mission to monitor Jordan’s parliamentary elections. IRI released a preliminary statement on September 21 which concluded that, despite isolated problems, most voters were able to cast their votes without any significant impediment.

The following is a selection of international media coverage of IRI’s observation mission:

Islamists expect parliamentary foothold in Jordan

The Financial Times

Jordan’s rebranded Islamists seen staging election comeback


Jordanians elect new parliament in cautious reform move

Associated Press

Jordan Election Seen as Small Step Toward Democratic Reform

The New York Times

Jordan holds vote for parliament

Deutsche Welle

Low turnout haunts Jordan’s elections

Middle East Eye


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