Dec 12 Presidential Election: 10 candidacy applicants receive application forms


ALGIERS- Ten candidacy applicants for the presidential election of December 12 have obtained, until Thursday 19 September, the individual signature forms, said the communication officer at the National Independent Authority for Elections.

“Among these applicants are representatives of political parties and independent candidates,” Ali Draâ, told APS.

In this context, he quoted Ali Benflis, President of Talaie El Houriet party, Abdelkader Bengrina, President of El Bina movement, Ali Zeghdoud, President of the Algerian Rally Party and Mourad Arroudj, President of the “Errafah” party.

The withdrawal of individual signature subscription forms, is being carried out “under good conditions,” particularly at the new headquarters, located at Club des Pins , he added.

Head of the National Independent Authority for Elections, Mohamed Charfi, sent on Friday a letter to Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui regarding the transfer of the prerogatives of Interior, Justice and Foreign Affairs ministries.

The Council of Europe has adopted a number of organic principles relating to the electoral system and the creation of the Authority, which will supervise all stages of the electoral process.

The new organic law on the electoral regime stipulates that presidential candidates must produce a list containing at least fifty individual signatures by voters registered in an electoral roll.

The signatures must be collected in at least 25 provinces.

The minimum number of signatures required in each province is 1.200.







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