Facts about key parties in Libya’s elections

08.07.2012                      18.Tammus. 5772                      Fasten im Tammus


Facts about key parties in Libya’s elections

A closer look at parties vying for seats in government during Libya's first free elections in 60 years.

Libyans went to the polls Saturday in the country's first free national election since the toppling of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi last year. Voters are electing a 200-member assembly whose first task will be naming a new government. Here are some details about the key parties vying for seats:

The Justice and Construction Party (Islamist)..

The Alliance of National Forces (Liberal)..

The Al-Watan Party, also known as The Nation Party (Islamist)..

The Centrist National Party (Secular)..

The National Front Party..