National Rally of Independents leads in Morocco’s legislative elections

National Rally of Independents leads in Morocco's legislative elections

Rabat (UNA-OIC) – The National Rally of Independents (RNI) came first in the legislative elections, with 97 seats after counting 96 percent of votes, Moroccan Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit announced on Wednesday night.

The Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) ranked second with 82 seats, while the Istiqlal Party won 78 seats, Laftit said at a press conference, adding that the Socialist Union of Popular Forces obtained 35 seats, while the Popular Movement won 26 seats.

The Progress and Socialism Party won 20 seats, while the Constitutional Union obtained 18 seats, Laftit said, adding that the Justice and Development Party won 12 seats, and the rest of the other parties obtained 12 seats.

The voter turnout in Wednesday’s parliamentary elections reached 50.35 percent, the interior minister pointed out.

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