On February 20, Libyans will elect 58 of the 60 members of the Constituent Assembly. Due to the Amazigh boycott of the elections, two seats – reserved for the ethnic minority – will remain uncontested and unfilled.
The Constituent Assembly is mandated to draft a new constitution for Libya. Its members will be elected from constituencies across the country, using three different ballots.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) frequently asked questions (FAQs) Elections in Libya: The February 20 Constituent Assembly Elections address:
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