Rabat – 15,702,592 voters registered on the electoral roll for Morocco's legislative elections, scheduled for October 7, announced Thursday the Government Committee for election monitoring.
Rabat – 15,702,592 voters registered on the electoral roll for Morocco’s legislative elections, scheduled for October 7, announced Thursday the Government Committee for election monitoring.
In a statement on the preparations for the upcoming election of members of the House of Representatives (lower house), the Government Committee for election monitoring, chaired by the Ministers of Interior and Justice and Freedoms, said that the electoral body is composed, according to gender, of 55% of men against 45% of women. Fifty-five percent of Moroccan voters from urban areas and 45% from rural communities.
According to age groups, 30% of voters are under 35 years old, 43% are aged between 35 and 45 years, and 27% have more than 54 years, according to the same source.
On this occasion, the Committee informs the public opinion that the preparations for the various preliminary stages of October elections are held in good conditions in order to ensure the smooth running of the electoral process.
As part of a participatory approach with the various political bodies, the Committee held on August 25th and 29th, meetings during which political actors were informed of the progress of preparations for the next elections.
These meetings were also an opportunity to review the main legislative and organizational measures that have been taken, particularly those relating to the amendment of the legislative electoral system, to the adequacy of the legal framework inherent to political parties, to the state’s contribution to the financing of election campaigns of political parties and to the new rules aiming to promote the electoral campaign, said the Committee.