FAQs on Yemen’s February 21 Presidential Election

Publication Date: 
17 Feb 2012

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After President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed the Gulf Cooperation Council Initiative formalizing his intent to step down, Yemen scheduled early presidential elections for February 21.

To shed light on the legal framework for these elections, IFES has put together a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  Among the issues addressed in Elections in Yemen: The February 21 Presidential Election are:  

  • What is the GCC Agreement and who is a party to it?
  • How will voter registration for more than 2 million first-time voters happen?
  • What is the transitional process after the presidential elections?


To learn more about IFES' program in Yemen, please click here.

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