Tunisia’s presidential runoff will be between two candidates whose views remain unclear.
Tunisia’s second presidential election was successfully held without any major disruptions, but an unconventional process and low voter turnout has left Tunisians with an unexpected choice.
Tunisia’s run-off election between two political outsiders reflects both the growing independence of Tunisia’s democratic institutions and the pent-up public demands for improved service delivery and redressing social inequities.
The Islamist political party Ennahda has decided to focus on politics over preaching. This shift has forced it to rebuild its legitimacy on argument rather than religion.
Tunisians will vote in presidential elections on September 15 and parliamentary elections on October 6. This leaves little time to organize complex electoral logistics.
Tunisia’s first democratically elected president died on July 25. His death has squeezed even tighter what was already a narrow window for the election campaign, with far-reaching consequences.
Tunisia has shown the revolutionary nature of a rare Arab democratic transition.
A former U.S. ambassador to Tunisia describes what the late president meant for the country.
As Tunisia says goodbye to President Beji Caid Essebsi, its first democratic leader, experts are watching who Tunisians are prepared to elect in the upcoming elections in September.
Tunisia faces its first transition of power since Beji Caid Essebsi became the first democratically elected president. Carnegie Fellow Sarah Yerkes explains what the recent death of President Essebsi means for the future of Tunisia.