They will not know who they are voting for:
Candidate name recognition doesn't appear very important, however. For security reasons, the actual names of most candidates on the 78 party or multiparty lists have so far not been released. This odd situation, in which the candidates are not known amonth before the election, attests to how dire the political and security situation in Iraq really is.
This comes from Juan Cole via Kos. Must read stuff for Iraq.
A vote were you don't know then names on the ballot is not "freedom on the march" It's freedom hiding in the dark under the covers. Remember that during the next Bush remarks after the next bad day for American troops.