Afghanistan election officials admit voter fraud, delay results in presidential vote

July 7, 2014 4:34 PM

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Afghanistan election officials admit voter fraud, delay results in presidential vote

KABUL – Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has the lead in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election, according to a preliminary tally released Monday despite allegations of massive fraud.

The announcement came as Ahmadzai is locked in a standoff with his rival Abdullah Abdullah, who has refused to accept any results until all fraudulent ballots are invalidated.

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