2017 Algerian legislative election

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2017 Algerian parliamentary election

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All 462 seats in the People's National Assembly
232 seats are needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  جمال ولد عباس (cropped).png Ahmed Ouyahia 2011-05-29.jpg
Leader Djamel Ould Abbes [ar; fr; tr] Ahmed Ouyahia
Party FLN RND
Last election 208 seats, 17.35% 68 seats, 6.86%
Seats won 164 100
Seat change Decrease 44 Increase 32

Prime Minister before election

Abdelmalek Sellal
FLN

Elected Prime Minister

Abdelmadjid Tebboune
FLN

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Parliamentary elections were held in Algeria on 4 May 2017 to elect all 462 members of the People's National Assembly.[1] The ruling National Liberation Front lost 44 seats, but remained the largest party in the People's National Assembly with 164 members.

Electoral system[edit]

The 462 members of the People's National Assembly are elected by proportional representation from 48 multi-member constituencies based on the provinces. Seats are allocated using the largest remainder method.[2]

Campaign[edit]

Candidates began campaigning on 9 April 2017.[3]

Parties boycotting the elections included Talaie El-Houriat and Jil Jadid, whilst the Union of Democratic and Social Forces was not authorised.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
National Liberation Front 1,681,321 25.99 164 –44
National Rally for Democracy 964,560 14.91 100 +32
MSPFC 393,632 6.09 33
Rally for Hope for Algeria 270,112 4.18 19 New
Future Front 265,564 4.11 14 +12
Algerian Popular Movement 241,087 3.73 13 +6
EnnahdaFJD 239,148 3.70 15
Workers' Party 191,965 2.97 11 –13
Socialist Forces Front 152,489 2.36 14 –13
National Republican Alliance 121,156 1.87 6 +4
Freedom and Justice Party 88,418 1.37 2
New Dawn 82,993 1.28 1
Dignity Party 81,180 1.26 3
Movement for National Reform 77,290 1.19 1
El Fath 69,063 1.07 1
Rally for Culture and Democracy 65,841 1.02 9 +9
National Front for Social Justice 63,827 0.99 1
Party of Youth 63,682 0.98 2
Movement of National Understanding 51,960 0.80 4
New Algeria Front 49,413 0.76 1
Independante El Wihda 42,757 0.66 3
Ahd 54 42,160 0.65 2 –1
Republican Patriotic Rally 40,645 0.63 2 0
El-Infitah Movement 38,061 0.59 1 1
National Struggle Front 34,695 0.54 2
Union of Democratic and Social Forces 33,372 0.52 1 –2
National Front for Freedom 31,976 0.49 1
Free Democratic Front 28,790 0.45 2
National Party for Solidarity and Development 28,617 0.44 2 –2
Party of Algerian Renewal 24,584 0.38 1 0
National Assembly Union 17,577 0.27 1
El Taouasol 16,334 0.25 1
National Union for Development 15,037 0.23 1
El Hillal 14,582 0.23 1
National Movement of Algerian Workers 14,369 0.22 1
Movement of Free Citizens 14,085 0.22 1 0
Equity and Proclamation Party 13,400 0.21 1
Hope and Work 12,803 0.20 1
Nidaa El Awfiaa 12,224 0.19 1
El Wafa Wa Tawassol 12,170 0.19 1
El Wihda Oua Ettadaoul 10,771 0.17 1
El Wafa 10,561 0.16 1
Voice of the People 9,831 0.15 1
Abnaa Echaab 9,427 0.15 1
El Ouancharisse 9,046 0.14 2
En Nadjah 9,019 0.14 1
El Ichrak 8,901 0.14 1
El Moubadara 8,662 0.13 1
Elamel 8,388 0.13 1
Al Kafaa Wal Masdakia 7,856 0.12 1
Old Ksar 7,149 0.11 1
Sawt Echaab 6,652 0.10 1
Izewran Independent List 6,402 0.10 1
El Amel 6,361 0.10 1
Independent Citizen Alternative List 5,977 0.09 1
El Darrouri 5,675 0.09 1
Forsane Ouargla 5,414 0.08 1
El Badr 5,161 0.08 1
El Noor 4,549 0.07 1
Citizen Initiative 4,309 0.07 1
Algerian National Front 615,130 9.51 0 –9
Other parties 0
Invalid/blank votes 1,757,043
Total 8,225,223 100 462 0
Registered voters/turnout 23,251,503 37.37
Source: Constitutional Council

References[edit]

  1. ^ Algeria to hold parliamentary election on May 4 Archived 2017-02-06 at the Wayback Machine Euronews, 2 February 2017
  2. ^ Al-Majlis Al-Chaabi Al-Watani (National People's Assembly) IPU
  3. ^ "Muted start to election campaigning in Algeria". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 9 April 2017.