Tunisian authorities say legislative elections in Oct-Nov

Presidential elections Nov-Dec, dates to be determined

04 January, 13:22

    TUNIS - Tunisia's main political event in 2019 will be its legislative and presidential elections, and authorities announced the elections will be held between October and December, with dates still to be determined.
    Anouar Ben Hassen, a member of the country's Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE), told local radio Jawhara that parliamentary elections could be held on a date to be determined between Sunday, October 6 and Sunday, December 1, 2019; while presidential elections could be held on a date to be determined between Sunday, November 3 and Sunday, December 29, 2019.
    In his New Year's address, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi called on citizens to participate in the vote.
    He said "abstention is out of place, and every Tunisian must make his voice heard, choosing those who represent him and assuming his responsibility".
    "The results that come out of the ballot boxes will be accepted by all," Essebsi said, calling for unity for the success of the vote.

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