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


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.
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
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.
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Partial renewal


About the election Short description of the context and results of the election.
Elections were held for half of the 96 elected seats of the Council of the Nation on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total Seats 2015
Appointed members 47 23
National Democratic Rally (RND) 18 18
National Liberation Front (FLN) 23 23
Independents 6 4
Socialist Forces Front (FFS) 4 2
El Fedjr El Jadid Party ("New Dawn", PFJ) 1 1
Algerian Popular Movement (MPA) 1 0
El-Moustakbel Front ("Future", FM) 1 0
AHD 54 1 0
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
Number of women elected
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
No women were elected in December 2015.
In January 2016, the President appointed 17 members, including four women. In February, he appointed eight more members, including two women.
As at 13 February 2016, there were ten women, all appointed, out of the 143 members, with one vacancy among the 24 members to be appointed in 2015-2016 renewal.
Council of the Nation (07.01.2016, 12.01.2016, 13.02.2016, 14.02.2016)
Algeria Press Service
Women Appointed

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.
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.
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)
Date of election