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Regarding power of attorney for proxy voting

[ Updated on: Mars 7th 2017 ]
 
 

The Consulate General of Algeria hereby informs the Algerian Community living in the United States that granting of power of attorney allowing proxy voting at the May 4, 2017 legislative elections shall end three (03) days prior to Election Day.
For Further information, please call : 1-646-266-9282, 1-917-215-1651
or send an Email to : rollreview2017@algeria-cgny.org

 
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Abdelwahab Derbal inspects in Adrar preparations for legislative elections 2017

[ Updated on: Mars 7th 2017 ]
 
 

APS - 02 March 2017 ADRAR - Chairman of the High Independent Authority for Elections Monitoring (HIISE), Abdelwahab Derbal on Wednesday in Adrar chaired a meeting of coordination with the members of the offices set to be deployed in the province.
The visit was part of the preparations, throughout the national territory for the Legislative Elections of May 2017, the Chairman of HIISE added.
The inspection visit also focuses on the revision of the electoral rolls.
Derbal said that this stage gave excellent results in the provinces he had visited, which reflects the serious work done by the different players in the organization of lections, notably the Administration and the members of the offices.
Derbal affirmed his determination to achieve the missions assigned to HIISE.


"Organic Law 16/11" (Arabic)
"Organic Law 16/11" (French)

 
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APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND REQUIREMENTS
FOR ELECTION IN THE PEOPLE'S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY


[ Updated on: February 11th 2017 ]
 
 
  1. General Conditions Applicable to All Candidates
    General Conditions applicable to all candidates for membership through election in the People's National Assembly are covered in Article 92 of the Organic Law on the Electoral System, which provides that any candidate to membership in the People's National Assembly must:
    • Meet the requirements listed in Article 3 of the Organic Law on the electoral System and be registered in the electoral district in which s/he is running;
    • Be at least twenty-five (25) years of age on Election Day;
    • Be a Citizen of Algeria;
    • Have performed, or been released of obligations of, draft military service;
    • Not having been convicted and sentenced to incarceration for any offense or crime and be non-rehabilitated, except for involuntary offences.
  2. Required Documentation for Application
    1. For National Level Electoral Districts
      • Statement of performance or waiver of obligation of draft military service;
      • Algerian Citizenship Certificate;
      • Extract No. 3 of the judicial record;
      • One (1) ID picture
      • Extract of Birth Certificate for candidates born overseas and not listed in the National Automated Civil Status Register;
      • Copy of the minutes reported by the chairman of the electoral district commission, whenever a slate of candidates is affected by registration of individual voter signatures;
      • Copy of the program to be developed by the candidate during the electoral campaign, in the case of no-party candidates;
      • • Statement of sponsorship for candidates running as affiliated to one or several political parties.
    2. For Overseas Electoral Districts
      Slate of candidates presented at diplomatic and consular representations requires that candidates (full and alternate) provide the following additional documents:
      • Copy of Algerian passport or National Identification Card;
      • Extract of the judicial record issued by the competent authorities of the country of residence;
      • Copy of the candidate's Consular Registration Card;
      • Copy of the candidate's Voter Card or statement of registration on the Electoral List.
      • The diplomatic and consular representations will request on behalf of each candidate an extract of their judicial record from the competent national authorities.

Important Observation:

Party candidates must submit either a statement of sponsorship of their candidacy issued by the leadership of the political party or parties they are affiliated with or a statement from the leadership of the political party or parties authorizing the candidate to represent them locally.

No-party candidates must submit evidence of at least two hundred (200) signatures provided by registered voters residing in their electoral district in support of their candidacy.

 
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Register to Vote in the election of members
of the People's National Assembly (APN)
on Thursday 4th May 2017


[ Updated on: February 04th 2016 ]
 
 

In accordance with provisions of Article 91-6 of the Constitution, and relevant provisions of the organic law N. 10-16 on the electoral system, His Excellency Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, on Thursday 4th February 2017, signed the decree convening the electorate to the election of members of the People's National Assembly (APN) on Thursday 4 May 2017.

Also, the decree set the period from 8 to 22 February 2017 for the exceptional revision of electoral lists.

According to the Organic Law No. 16-10 of January 25th 2016 relating to the electoral system, mainly its articles, 03, 04, 06 and 7:

  • Is considered “an elector”, all Algerians, women and men, who are eighteen (18) years old and enjoys civil and political rights, and who in any case, is not suffering from incapacities provided for by the legislation in force.
  • No one can vote if he or she is not registered on the electoral list.
  • Registration on the electoral roll is a duty for every citizen who meets the conditions legally required
  • All Algerians, men and women, enjoying their civil and political rights and who have never been enlisted on an electoral list, should apply for their registration.

The Consulate General reminds that registration to vote is a willful act, and that a consular registration does not imply systematically a registration on the electoral rolls.

1 First registration on the electoral list:
Qualifications to Register:

  • Be an Algerian citizen
  • Be 18 years old by May 04th 2017
  • Resident at your current address
  • Enjoying their civil and political rights (no criminal convictions)
  • To avoid duplicate voter records, registration is eligible only on one list, at the current place of residence.

When to Register:

  • From 8 to 22 February 2017

Where and How to complete a Voter Registration Form?

Fill in a PDF version of the Consulate General Voter Registration Form by clicking on the following link (PDF) . Once the form is completed, you need to print the form and sign it.

Once printed and signed, choose on of the following options to complete your registration to vote:

  • Walk in at the Consulate General of Algeria in New York , from Tuesday to Saturday , 09:00am to 03:00pm.
  • Mail your Voter Registration Form to the Consulate General of Algeria located at 15 east, 47th Street, New York, NY 10017- USA
  • Send by Fax your Voter Registration Form at the following number 1-212-486-6934
  • Email your Voter Registration Form to: rollreview2017@algeria-cgny.org

2 Already enrolled in the electoral list:

Citizens, already enrolled, who moved to another State must update their addresses by sending notice of change of address through one of the means detailed above.

In addition to the switchboard phone numbers of the Consulate General (212-486-6930, 212-486-6931, 212-486-6932), you can also dial our FOR-VOTE Hotlines: 1-646-266-9282, 1-917-215-1651

 

 

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To enable the Consulate General to add Assocaitons to this list, applicants can submit their requests , including their contact details, by email to:

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