Algerian local elections, 1990

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Local elections were held in Algeria on 12 June 1990,[1] the first multi-party elections since independence in 1962. The result was a victory for the Islamic Salvation Front, which won majorities on more than half of the Popular Communal Assemblies and Popular Wilaya Assemblies, receiving around 70% of the vote in Algiers, Constantine and Oran.[1]

Results[edit]

Popular Communal Assemblies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats Councils
Islamic Salvation Front 4,331,472 54.2 5,987 856
National Liberation Front 2,245,798 28.1 4,799 486
Rally for Culture and Democracy 166,104 2.1 623 87
National Party for Solidarity and Development 131,100 1.6 134 2
Social Democratic Party 84,029 1.1 65 2
Party of Algerian Renewal 65,450 0.8 61 2
Socialist Vanguard Party 24,190 0.3 10 0
Other parties 5,367 0.0 7 0
Independents 931,278 11.7 1,427 106
Invalid/blank votes 391,972
Total 8,366,760 100 13,113 1,541
Registered voters/turnout 12,841,769 65.2
Source: Tachau

Popular Wilaya Assemblies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats Councils
Islamic Salvation Front 31
National Liberation Front 6
Rally for Culture and Democracy 1
Independent 1
No overall control 9
Total 48
Source: Tachau

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Frank Tachau (1994) Political parties of the Middle East and North Africa, Greenwood Press, p23