Tag: ISIE

Tunisian Prime Minister Declares Interim Government’s Intention to Hold Presidential Elections in 18 Months

Tunisian Prime Minister Declares Interim Government’s Intention to Hold Presidential Elections in 18 Months

| 03 February 2012 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali announced during his visit to Brussels for the World Economic Forum that the  interim government intends to hold presidential elections in 18 months. He also asserted that the elections will be organized and supervised by an independent public authority. Hamadi Jebali declared that the reactivation of the High Independent Authority for [...]

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ISIE Employees Protest in Front of Constituent Assembly After Layoff

ISIE Employees Protest in Front of Constituent Assembly After Layoff

| 28 December 2011 | 1 Comment

Dozens of employees who formally worked for the Tunisian institute that administered the October 23rd Constituent Assembly elections staged a protest in front of the Constituent Assembly yesterday when they found themselves laid off from work. While the constituent assembly recently passed a law making ISIE Tunisia’s permanent commission administering and monitoring the country’s elections, [...]

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Press Headlines – December 28, 2011

Press Headlines – December 28, 2011

| 28 December 2011 | 0 Comments

La Presse  (The Press), Daily Governmental Finance Law 2012 Will Be Adopted Before End of the Year Two New Members Join Constituent Assembly to Replace Marzouki and Jebali Oasis FM Radio Launches Today Railway Transportation: Back to Normal Tunisian Chemical Group: Back to Normal Second Day of UGTT’s Congress: Desperately Seeking Consensus Sahbi Atig: New [...]

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Tunisia: How the Egyptian Elections Look From Here

Tunisia: How the Egyptian Elections Look From Here

| 26 November 2011 | 0 Comments

Written by Kacem Jlidi. Jlidi is an activist, blogger and Social Media enthusiast from Kairouan, a semi-rural city in the interior of Tunisia.   I remember the days when the murder of Khaled Saeed and the online campaign that followed overwhelmed me. Only a few months later, the whole world watched the power of the masses in [...]

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Commemoration of the Martyrs and Injured of Tunisia’s Revolution Turns Into a Protest

Commemoration of the Martyrs and Injured of Tunisia’s Revolution Turns Into a Protest

| 20 November 2011 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 19th, a ceremony organized by the Independent High Authority for the Elections (ISIE) to commemorate the martyrs of Tunisia’s Revolution turned into a protest in Tunis. The organizers were forced to suspend the ceremony. Protesters prevented Kamal Jendoubi, the president of ISIE, to give the opening speech. Among the protesters were families [...]

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How Will the First Session of the Constituent Assembly Be Held?

How Will the First Session of the Constituent Assembly Be Held?

| 18 November 2011 | 0 Comments

After ISIE’s official announcement of the election’s final results on November 14th, Tunisia is now anticipating the first session of the National Constituent Assembly. This meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 22nd, in the former parliament’s building of Bardo, Tunis. The Tunisian Official Register, which was issued on November 15th, published order number 3576 [...]

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October 23rd Elections: Lessons To Be Learned

October 23rd Elections: Lessons To Be Learned

| 14 November 2011 | 17 Comments

The High Authority for the Elections (known by its French acronym ISIE) announced the final results of the October 23rd election for the constituent assembly on November 14th.  As this was Tunisia’s first democratic election, there are many lessons to learn from the experience.  Some of the major problems that must be addressed before Tunisia’s [...]

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Final Results of Tunisian Elections Announced

Final Results of Tunisian Elections Announced

| 14 November 2011 | 6 Comments

The final results of Tunisia’s Constituent Assembly elections were announced today by the High Authority of the Elections, Tunisia’s electoral monitoring and organizing committee. Among the 8.289.900 eligible voters in both Tunisia and abroad, some 4.308.800 people registered, representing 51.7% of the total number of potential voters. Only 68.2% of the votes (2.762.855 votes) went towards [...]

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Date Fixed for Constituent Assembly

Date Fixed for Constituent Assembly

| 10 November 2011 | 0 Comments

ISIE (Tunisia’s electoral committee) has announced the commencement date for Tunisia’s long-anticipated Constituent Assembly: November 22nd will be the official beginning of a democratic Tunisia. The final results of the elections will be announced Monday, November 14th by ISIE president Kamel Jendoubi. After this, the Interim Tunisian President Fouad Mebazaa will issue an official memo calling [...]

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Aridha Chaabia’s Seats Reinstated

Aridha Chaabia’s Seats Reinstated

| 08 November 2011 | 3 Comments

Tunisia’s Administrative Court decided Tuesday morning to accept appeals made ??by Aridha Chaabia (People’s Petition), reinstating 7 seats gained in 5 electoral districts. Tunisia’s electoral commission (known by its French acronym ISIE) had previously invalidated the lists on grounds of campaign finance violations. With 26 seats, Aridha Chaabia is again the third strongest force in Tunisia’s Constituent [...]

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