Algeria: President Bouteflika's Second Term

  title={Algeria: President Bouteflika's Second Term},
  author={Ulla Holm},
  journal={Mediterranean Politics},
  pages={117 - 122}
  • U. Holm
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Economics
  • Mediterranean Politics
On 8 April 2004, the Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika gained a second fiveyear term with a surrealistic 84.99 per cent of the votes cast. Bouteflika therefore claimed a landslide general election victory even if the turn-out among Algeria’s 18 million voters was only 59.26 per cent. In the Berber region of Kabylia, the Socialist Forces Front (FFS), a party associated with the region and the Berber organization La Co-ordination des Archs, Daira et Commune (The co-ordination of the tribes… 
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