It was in Tlemcen that candidate Ali Benflis kicked off his election campaign in anticipation of the presidential election on December 12.
Ali Benflis focused, in front of his supporters, on his project of semi-presidential system. The candidate promised the end of the era of the full prerogatives of Pharaoh attributed to the president.
Among the promises of the President of Talaïe El Houriyet, the appointment of a prime minister from the parliamentary majority. The former prime minister, also, insisted on the necessity of holding the presidential election considering that the conditions were acceptable.