Elections in Timor Leste: July 7 Parliamentary Elections

Publication Date: 
3 Jul 2012

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In the shadows of the tense 2007 election and the recent successful presidential election, citizens of Timor Leste will go to the polls on July 7 to elect a new parliament.

Elections in Timor Leste: July 7 Parliamentary Elections answers frequently asked questions on the country’s electoral system and administration, including such questions as:

  • Why are these elections important?
  • What are the prospects for free and fair elections?
  • What are the likely outcomes of this election?  


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