Tunisia to hold presidential runoff on Dec. 21

The election in the North African nation is the first time its people have been able to vote freely for their head of state since independence from France in 1956.

Moncef Marzouki and Beji Caid Essebsi are to face off on December 21 in Tunisia’s second round of presidential voting to decide who leads the nation that sparked the Arab Spring.

“Voting will take place on December 21,” the head of the ISIE electoral organising body, Chafik Sarsar, told a news conference on Monday.
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Source News: Alarabiya
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