The presidential elections expected on September 7 in Algeria

The presidential elections expected on September 7 in Algeria

The decision was taken on Thursday, March 21, during a meeting dedicated to preparing for the upcoming presidential elections. The Electoral College will meet on June 8 to hold early presidential elections scheduled for September 7, 2024, according to the Presidency of the Republic in a press release during this meeting, which was chaired by President Abdelmadjid Tebboune.

The communication indicated that “Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, President of the Republic, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and Minister of National Defense, chaired today a meeting devoted to studying preparations for the upcoming presidential elections.”

Confirming that “the President of the National Council, the President of the National People’s Assembly, the President of the Constitutional Court, the Prime Minister, the Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army, and the Director of the Government Office” participated in this meeting. Presidency of the Republic, Minister of Interior, Local Communities and Urban Planning, Chairman of the Independent National Elections Commission.

Indicating that it was decided to hold early presidential elections, scheduled to be held on Saturday, September 7, 2024, with voters being invited on June 8, 2024.

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It must be said that this decision surprised more than one person. Observers of the national political scene did not expect presidential elections to be held next September.

It should be noted that the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, was elected to the position in December 2019. The latter did not announce his candidacy for a second term, although his political entourage is exerting pressure on him to run for the presidential elections. Next elections.

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It should be noted that the Head of State this week intensified his meetings with leaders of Algerian political parties. For some, these meetings represented an opportunity for the President of the Republic to consult with his hosts on the issue.

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