Prime Minister Maliki recently stated that majority rule should be adopted, meaning that whom ever should win the most seats should form the next government. There is business that PM Maliki would like the government to start on such as:
Oil and Gas Law
Forming the Supreme Council of Oil
Forming the Federal Council
Enacting the Parties Law
Implementing the Article 140
PM Maliki would like to stay away form supporting the militias, as they are illegitimate under Iraqi law. PM Maliki, his cabinet and close advisors will work with all groups to form the next Iraq government.
PM Maliki is not only reaching out to Kurdish blocs but also with the Sunni and Shias political groups to form the new Iraq government. This is promising, as Maliki does not want to repeat past mistakes.
The Iraq Electoral Commissions have announced that the election results would be published on May 25. You can expect the election results to be published before hand. In Wasit Province, the local electoral officials have already released the results. You will see that other provinces will start to release their vote counts very soon.