Ennahdha now has 91 seats within the constituent assembly instead of 90.
“I think the situation was rather a misinterpretation by the regional authority,” said Moncef Sahbani, a member of Ennahdha’s executive bureau in Tunis.
The problem was that the Independent Regional Authority for the elections in Medenine counted empty ballots among the total number of votes which led to Ennahda receiving a smaller share and being granted 4 instead of 5 seats in the district.
Ennahda filed a law suit with the administrative court of Tunis arguing that the process was in disagreement with the 67th article of the electoral law which states that empty ballots should not be counted in the total number of votes.
Sahbani stated that this was the only lawsuit filed by Ennahdha relative to the revision of electoral results.