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Islamists dominate cities in Morocco local elections

AP , Saturday 5 Sep 2015
elections in Morocco
A Moroccan woman casts her ballot in a polling station for the municipal elections in Casablanca, Morocco, Friday Sept. 4, 2015 (AP)
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Morocco's Interior Ministry says preliminary results of local and regional elections show a party created by the king's political counselor leading, but with a strong showing by the Islamists.

In the early hours of the morning Saturday, the ministry said with 80 percent of the vote counted, the Party of Authenticity and Modernity had 5,064 local council seats, 20 percent of the total.

The Islamist Party for Justice and Development, which leads the governing coalition, took 17 percent of the seats, including majorities in the main cities of Casablanca, Tangiers, Rabat, Fez and Agadir.

The elections for some 32,000 local and regional council seats are the first in Morocco since the adoption of a new reformist constitution after the 2011 Arab Spring demonstrations. The turnout was just over 50 percent.

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Hadi
06-09-2015 08:29am
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We need same result here in Egypt
Very soon same result will get Egyptian we are fed up from dictator ship and blood sheed we love islamist
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