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Date:29 Jul 2019
Tunisia Reschedules Presidential Elections to an Earlier Date

 The Tunisian elections management body, the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) has brought forward the country’s Presidential elections to take place in September following the death of the incumbent President Beji Caid Essebsi, 92, on July 25.  Essebsi’s death from the initial dates of.

 
With the current arrangement, Tunisia will go to the polls on September 15 2019 instead of the scheduled dates of  November 17 and November 24. A second round of elections will take place on September 22 if none of the candidates receives the majority of the vote. 
 
Head of the Independent High Authority for Elections Nabil Baffoun, announced that it is still unclear whether the presidential elections will be organised before or after the parliamentary elections. The commission has yet to decide.
 
Tunisia has won praise as the only democracy to emerge from the revolutions of the so-called Arab spring.
 
Interim President Mohamed Ennaceur, 85, has 90 days to organise the elections, as required by the constitution.


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