Rabat - The provisional turnout rate at Friday's parliamentary elections stood at around 43% nationally at 19.00 local time (GMT+1), announced the Interior Ministry.
Rabat – The provisional turnout rate at Friday’s parliamentary elections stood at around 43% nationally at 19.00 local time (GMT+1), announced the Interior Ministry.
“According to data received from different prefectures and provinces of the Kingdom, the voting process took place in normal conditions,” the Ministry said in a statement, adding that all polling stations were closed at 19:00 local time, according to the legal provisions on the close of the poll.
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.