Algiers, April 29: Batna province (wilaya), located in eastern Algeria, is one of the most densely populated region of the country. With a population of 11,19,791, the province is allocated 16 seats in the national assembly. The electoral fight in Batna is dominated by the ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) in Algeria, with the party currently representing 8 out of the 16 seats. The Algerian National Front and National Democratic Rally (RND) had won 3 each in 2012. The remaining two seats were bagged by independents.
Elections in Algeria are scheduled on May 4. All 48 provinces, including Batna, would go to polls to elect deputies for the 462 seats in the national assembly. All political parties have submitted their lists of candidates to the independent election commission. 53,000 polling centres have been registered across the nation. Poll observers from the Arab League, African union and Carter Center have been invited to monitor the electoral process.
List of Candidates from Batna
- FLN candidates’ list
Current deputies from Batna
|Batna||Winner in 2012||Party|
|4.||BECHATA NEE DRISS MESSAOUDA||Independent|
|6.||BENLARBI NEE BENBOULAID NABILA||FLN|
|9.||KHANCHALI AYACHE||Algerian National Front|
|10.||KHELIFI EP.MIMOUNI NOUARA||Algerian National Front|
|11.||TARHLISSIA EP.HELLAL FATIMA||FLN|
|14.||MESSIBAH NEE AMAMRA NADJET||RND|
|15.||BENAHMED ABDELMADJID||Algerian National Front|
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