Rabat - The Party of the Justice and Development said it has won Morocco's parliamentary elections, which were held on Friday.
Rabat – The Party of the Justice and Development said it has won Morocco’s parliamentary elections, which were held on Friday.
Preliminary results shows that the Party of Justice and Development (PJD), leader of the outgoing coalition government, is emerging as the winner of today’s parliamentary elections.
According to Abdelhak El Arabi, the PJD has won the legislative elections with a comfortable margin. The PJD member, however, did not specify the number of seats that his party has won.
All polling stations across Morocco were closed at 19:00 (local time GMT+1).
Moroccans head to the polls on Friday for the kingdom’s second parliamentary elections since the adoption of the 2011 constitution.
Some 15.7 million Moroccans are registered to vote and some 6.992 candidates will compete to win seats in the 395-member House of Representatives (lower house).
A total of 1,410 candidacy lists were submitted for local and national electoral districts.