Algeria

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
29.12.2018
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Upon normal expiry
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
31.12.2021
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
48
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Partial renewal

Results

Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
The Council of the Nation comprises a total of 144 members: 96 indirectly elected members and 48 members appointed by the President of the Republic.
Indirect elections to renew 48 of the 96 indirectly elected seats were held on 29 December 2018. One woman was elected. The new Council of the Nation comprised a total of 9 women out of 123 members at the moment of the first session held on 29 January 2019.
On 7 June 2020, the President appointed 15 members, including one woman. As at 14 July 2020, there were a total of 141 members, of whom 8 were women.
Sources
Council of the Nation (31.01.2019, 14.07.2020)
Women Indirectly Elected
1
Women Appointed
8

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
123
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
9
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
29.01.2019
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Abdelkader Bensalah (Male)
Political party
National Democratic Rally (RND)
Date of election
29.01.2019