ALGIERS- Chairman of the Independent National Authority for Elections (ANIE), Mohamed Charfi chaired, Tuesday in Algiers, the installation of members of the committee in charge of distributing equitable airtime between candidates in the upcoming legislative elections via national media and the committee charged with monitoring the election campaign.
Speaking at the end of the installation of two ANIE committees (control of the electoral campaign and distribution of airtime), Mr. Charfi reported a total of 212,797 new registrants, after the handling of the submitted appeals, thus bringing the electorate on the national territory to 23,587,815 voters. “As for the number for voters among the national community established abroad, it reached 902,365 voters, added the same official.
Regarding the candidacy files in anticipation of the legislative elections of June 12, the president of ANIE revealed that, until then, two independent lists have submitted their candidacy files, namely; “El Fakhr” (Laghouat) and ” El-Hisn EL-Morning “(Tipasa).
As long as the number of political parties, having expressed the wish to participate in this political rendez-vous, is concerned, it stood at 53 parties so far.