Election campaign starts today
The first free election campaign since the fall of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has officially started today. The election will be overseen by the Independent Higher Authority for the Elections (IHAE).
The IHAE has announced that there are 10,937 candidates standing in 27 constituencies for the 217 seats in the National Constituent Council.
The campaign will end on 21st October at midnight, exactly 24 hours before the 23rd October poll.