Juan Montabes Pereira and María A. Parejo Fernández

in Elections in Africa

Published in print July 1999 | ISBN: 9780198296454
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600036 | DOI:

Show Summary Details


This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Morocco follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, discussion of the evolution of electoral provisions, an account of the current electoral provisions, and a comment on the electoral statistics. The second section consists of ten tables. These are: 2.1 Dates of National Elections, Referendums, and Coups d’Etat (there have been no coups d’état); 2.2 Electoral Body 1962–1997 (data on population size, registered voters, and votes cast); 2.3 Abbreviations (abbreviations and full names of political parties and alliances used in tables 2.6, 2.7, and 2.9); 2.4 Electoral Participation of Parties and Alliances 1963–1997 (participation of political parties and alliances in chronological order and including the years and number of contested elections); 2.5 Referendums 1962–1996 (details of registered voters and votes cast); 2.6 Elections for Constitutional Assembly (none held); 2.7 Parliamentary Elections 1963–1997 (details of registered voters and votes cast); 2.8 Composition of Parliament 1963–1997; 2.9 Presidential Elections (none held as Morocco is a constitutional monarchy); and 2.10 List of Power Holders 1961–1998.

Keywords: alliances; constitutional monarchy; elections; electoral body; electoral participation; electoral provisions; electoral statistics; electoral systems; history; Morocco; national elections; parliamentary composition; parliamentary elections; political parties; power holders; referendums; registered voters; votes cast

Chapter.  6725 words. 

Subjects: Politics

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.