Voter turnout in municipal elections close to that in several countries (Baffoun) | Tunisia News Gazette

Voter turnout in municipal elections close to that in several countries (Baffoun)

Independent High Authority for Elections (French: ISIE) member Nabil Baffoun said voter turnout in May 6 municipal elections, which stands at roughly 35%, is very close to that in several countries.

Baffoun Monday urged voters to participate in upcoming elections and said voter participation is a guarantee for stability and the success of the democratic process in Tunisia.

Polls are among the tools of democracy worldwide, he also said. They help enrich Tunisia’s political lanscape.

Vote counting is underway pending the official announcement of preliminary results between May 7 and 9.

Source: TAP News Agency

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