Beja municipal by-election: independent lists lead in Thibar
19/08/2019 17:31, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - Preliminary results of the municipal by-election in Thibar (Beja), held Sunday August 18, revealed an advantage for independent lists.

Indeed, those lists won 13 seats out of 18, while party lists won the rest of the seats, i.e. 5, Co-ordinator of the Independent Regional Electoral Commission (IRIE) in Beja Samir Arfaoui told TAP.

Six candidate lists participated in these elections: three independent and three from parties, he said.

The preliminary results are as follows:

- Independent list "Al-Hekma" (7 seats).

- Independent list "Arrabii" (4 seats).

- Ennahdha movement's list (3 seats).

- Independent list "Build Thibar" (2 seats).

- Nidaa Tounes list (1 seat).

- Echâab Movement list (1 seat).

Nearly 1,500 citizens cast their votes, out of the 5,281 voters registered in the constituency of Thibar.

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