Liberal alliance scores wins in Libya poll results

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posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 05:50 PM
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Liberal alliance scores wins in Libya poll results


www.bbc.co.uk

The National Forces Alliance, led by interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril, has won 39 out of the 80 seats reserved for political parties, local media say.

The Muslim Brotherhood's party has gained 17.
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posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 05:50 PM
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Apparently it is possible to elect a (moderately) liberal plurality in post-Arab Spring nations, and perhaps AQ doesnt' actually rule everywhere??


Of course ther is the small matter of 120 "independant" candidates and who they will support - it seems no-one really knows - the Parliament has 80 seats reserved for political parties, and 120 that they cannot contest - which is an interesting move.

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posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 06:05 PM
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It's very positive news.

It seems the Libyan youth in particular are voting for policy, rather than ideology, which is great.



posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 06:18 PM
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Great, now what are they going to do about the violent Islamist sects and militias all over Libya?





 
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