Tunisians Vote for New Parliament

Tunisians voted on Sunday to elect 217 new members of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR). More than 15,000 candidates from different parties, party coalition or independent candidates competed for the 217 seats in the HPR. Up to 1,507 electoral lists are running in all 33 districts, including 27 are in the country and six are abroad. Of the 1,507 confirmed lists, 687 are party lists, 722 are independent and 163 are coalition. The winning party will have the final say in forming the new government and formulating the country’s…