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. The ruling National Liberation Front lost 44 seats, but remained the largest party in the People's National Assembly with 164 members.
All 462 seats in the People's National Assembly
232 seats are needed for a majority
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.
Candidates began campaigning on 9 April 2017.
Parties boycotting the elections included Talaie El-Houriat and Jil Jadid, whilst the Union of Democratic and Social Forces was not authorised.
- Algeria to hold parliamentary election on May 4 Archived 2017-02-06 at the Wayback Machine Euronews, 2 February 2017
- Al-Majlis Al-Chaabi Al-Watani (National People's Assembly) IPU
- "Muted start to election campaigning in Algeria". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 9 April 2017.