Political campaigns for Algeria’s impending legislative elections ended yesterday. Algerians are gearing up for the June 12 elections to elect members of parliament.
Supporters of Algeria’s MSP party rally ahead of the civic exercise. There are more than 13,000 candidates, with many of them contesting as independent candidates. Some 24 million voters will elect 407 new law makers this Saturday. Meanwhile, some residents like Selim Ben Abdullah want to see much more from political parties like the National Liberation Front. Ahead of the polls, the main issue at stake is voter turnout, as part of Algeria’s opposition has rejected the elections. The increasing protests by the Hirak movement also lurks around.
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