2017 Algerian legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Algeria on 4 May 2017 to elect all 462 members of the People's National Assembly.[1] The ruling National Liberation Front lost 44 seats, but remained the largest party in the People's National Assembly with 164 members.

2017 Algerian legislative election

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All 462 seats in the People's National Assembly
232 seats are needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  جمال ولد عباس (cropped).png Ahmed Ouyahia 2011-05-29.jpg
Leader Djamel Ould Abbes [ar; fr; tr] Ahmed Ouyahia
Last election 208 seats, 17.35% 68 seats, 6.86%
Seats won 164 100
Seat change Decrease 44 Increase 32

Prime Minister before election

Abdelmalek Sellal

Elected Prime Minister

Abdelmadjid Tebboune

Electoral systemEdit

The 462 members of the People's National Assembly are elected by proportional representation from 48 multi-member constituencies based on the provinces. Seats are allocated using the largest remainder method.[2]


Candidates began campaigning on 9 April 2017.[3]

Parties boycotting the elections included Talaie El-Houriat and Jil Jadid, whilst the Union of Democratic and Social Forces was not authorised.


National Liberation Front1,681,32125.99164–44
National Rally for Democracy964,56014.91100+32
Rally for Hope for Algeria270,1124.1819New
Future Front265,5644.1114+12
Algerian Popular Movement241,0873.7313+6
Workers' Party191,9652.9711–13
Socialist Forces Front152,4892.3614–13
National Republican Alliance121,1561.876+4
Freedom and Justice Party88,4181.372
New Dawn82,9931.281–4
Dignity Party81,1801.263+1
Movement for National Reform77,2901.191
El Fath69,0631.071
Rally for Culture and Democracy65,8411.029
National Front for Social Justice63,8270.991–2
Party of Youth63,6820.9820
Movement of National Understanding51,9600.804
New Algeria Front49,4130.761
Independante El Wihda42,7570.663
Ahd 5442,1600.652–1
Republican Patriotic Rally40,6450.6320
El-Infitah Movement38,0610.5910
National Struggle Front34,6950.542
Union of Democratic and Social Forces33,3720.521–2
National Front for Freedom31,9760.491
Free Democratic Front28,7900.452
National Party for Solidarity and Development28,6170.442–2
Party of Algerian Renewal24,5840.3810
National Assembly Union17,5770.271
El Taouasol16,3340.251
National Union for Development15,0370.231
El Hillal14,5820.231
National Movement of Algerian Workers14,3690.221
Movement of Free Citizens14,0850.2210
Equity and Proclamation Party13,4000.211
Hope and Work12,8030.201
Nidaa El Awfiaa12,2240.191
El Wafa Wa Tawassol12,1700.191
El Wihda Oua Ettadaoul10,7710.171
El Wafa10,5610.161
Voice of the People9,8310.151
Abnaa Echaab9,4270.151
El Ouancharisse9,0460.142
En Nadjah9,0190.141
El Ichrak8,9010.141
El Moubadara8,6620.131
Al Kafaa Wal Masdakia7,8560.121
Old Ksar7,1490.111
Sawt Echaab6,6520.101
Izewran Independent List6,4020.101
El Amel6,3610.101
Independent Citizen Alternative List5,9770.091
El Darrouri5,6750.091
Forsane Ouargla5,4140.081
El Badr5,1610.081
El Noor4,5490.071
Citizen Initiative4,3090.071
Other parties615,1309.510
Valid votes6,468,18078.64
Invalid/blank votes1,757,04321.36
Total votes8,225,223100.00
Registered voters/turnout23,251,50335.38
Source: Constitutional Council


  1. ^ Algeria to hold parliamentary election on May 4 Archived 2017-02-06 at the Wayback Machine Euronews, 2 February 2017
  2. ^ Al-Majlis Al-Chaabi Al-Watani (National People's Assembly) IPU
  3. ^ "Muted start to election campaigning in Algeria". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 9 April 2017.