2019 Algerian presidential election

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Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Algeria on 18 April 2019.[1]

Electoral system[edit]

The President of Algeria is elected using the two-round system; if no candidate receives a majority of the vote in the first round, a second round will be held.[2]

Candidates[edit]

On 1st November 2018, the journalist Ghani Mahdi announced[3] he is running for the 2019 Algerian presidential election.

Incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika may run again. On 3 February 2019, four parties announced that they would support him (the National Liberation Front, the National Rally for Democracy, the Rally for Hope for Algeria and the Algerian Popular Movement).

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