Algier, May 4: Polling was held in Algeria on Thursday across the 48 wilayas. Voting remained unimpressive amid the widescale apathy among the young electorate. Till 5 PM, 33.35 per cent voting was registered. The results of Algerian legislative elections would be declared shortly. For results, trends and updates from El Taref, Tindouf and Tissemsilt wilayas, stay tuned with the live updates below.
The three wilayas – El Taref, Tindouf and Tissemsilt constitute a total of 15 seats in the national assembly. The key contest in these provinces is among the National Liberation Front (FLN), National Democratic Rally (RND) and the Green Algeria Alliance, led by Movement of Society for Peace (Hamas).
The election results are expected to be declared within the next few hours. The counting of votes was scheduled to begin shortly after polling concludes. In some wilayas, the Interior ministry had increased the voting time till 8 PM.
Past Winners from El Taref
|El Taref||Winner in 2012||Party|
|1.||ASKRI AHCENE||FRONT FOR JUSTICE AND DEVELOPMENT (ADDALA)|
|2.||BENSALEM BELKACEM||DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL ASSEMBLY|
|3.||SNANI MOURAD||PART OF WORKERS|
|4.||MEROUDJI NAIMA||FRONT OF NATIONAL LIBERATION|
|5.||NACER RABAH||FRONT OF NATIONAL LIBERATION|
Past winners from Tindouf
|Tindouf||Winner in 2012||Party|
|1.||BABOUZID SIDMOU||FRONT OF NATIONAL LIBERATION|
|2.||ABEIRI SID AHMED||DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL ASSEMBLY|
|3.||RACHID EL HOURIA||FRONT OF NATIONAL LIBERATION|
|4.||MIMOUNI MOHAMMED SALEM||THE ALGERIAN RENEWAL|
|5.||MOUSSAOUDJA MOHAMED||FRONT OF NATIONAL LIBERATION|
Past winners from Tissemsilt
|Tissemsilt||Winner in 2012||Party|
|1.||BOUREZAK NEE ATROUS FATMA ZOHRA||DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL ASSEMBLY|
|2.||DJEBANE MUSTAPHA||ALGERIAN PEOPLE’S MOVEMENT|
|3.||GUIDJI MOHAMED||DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL ASSEMBLY|
|4.||SAHNOUNE MOHAMED||FRONT OF NATIONAL LIBERATION|
|5.||YECHKOUR NEE ABBAD KHEDIDJA||FRONT OF NATIONAL LIBERATION|
Stay tuned with electionresultsnews.com for all the latest updates, trends and results from Algeria elections 2017. For live updates of election results from Tissemsilt, Tindouf and El Taref, stay tuned below.