Interviews with candidates across the political spectrum provide insight into the forces shaping Iraq's electoral landscape and influencing upcoming negotiations to form the next government.
One of Kurdistan's new political parties is challenging the ruling KDP in its traditional stronghold of Dohuk.
A leading member of the PUK in Kirkuk discusses his expectations for Kurdish electoral turnout in disputed territories and post-election dynamics in Baghdad.
A senior figure in the Badr Organization running on Hadi al-Amiri's Fatah list discusses his expectations for national elections.
The war against IS has created immense, unmet reconstruction challenges - and reshuffled the electoral landscape in Iraq's second-largest city.
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