Next Yemeni parliamentary election

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Next Yemeni parliamentary election
Yemen
2003 ←
To be held within 9 months of a referendum on a new constitution
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Parliamentary elections have not been held in Yemen since 2003 (as of April 2015). They had originally been set for 27 April 2009, but president Saleh postponed them by two years on 24 February 2009.[1][2] However, they did not take place on 27 April 2011 either and they were planned to be held alongside the next presidential election, sometime in February 2014.[3][4] In January 2014, the final session of the NDC announced that both elections had been delayed, and would occur within 9 months of a referendum on a new constitution which had yet to be drafted.[5] However both the GPC and Houthi representatives on the National Authority for Monitoring the Implementation of NDC Outcomes have refused to vote on the new constitution drafted by the constitution drafting committee, which submitted it in January 2015.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Day (2009-06-02). "Yemen Postpones Its April 2009 Parliamentary Elections". Middle East Institute. Retrieved 2015-04-04. 
  2. ^ Parliament Overwhelmingly Approves Proposal To Extend Term- Yemen Post English Newspaper Online. Yemenpost.net. Retrieved on 2010-11-08.
  3. ^ "September 2012 Monthly Forecast – Yemen". Security Council Report. 2012-08-31. 
  4. ^ "Foreign Secretary welcomes Yemeni plan for elections in 2014" (Press release). Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK. 7 March 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Yemen’s ‘national dialogue’ ends in violence, no election scheduled
  6. ^ Houthis and GPC refuse to vote on constitution