Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been re-elected for a third term in a largely uncontested election, but speculation about his health has raised concerns about the succession process in a key partner for stability in the Maghreb.

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Born on March 2, 1937 in Oujda, then part of French Morocco, Bouteflika’s political roots trace back to Algeria’s war for independence. At the age of 19 he joined the Armée de Libération Nationale, the armed wing of the Front de Libération Nationale, in 1956.

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Algeria election: offical RESULTS

Abdelaziz Bouteflika
National Liberation Front:
12,911,705 90.24%
Louisa Hanoune
Workers’ Party: 

604,258 4.22%
Moussa Touati
Algerian National Front:
330,570 2.31%
Djahid Younsi
Movement for National Reform:
176,674 1.37%
Ali Fawzi Rebaine
Ahd 54:
133,129 0.93%
Mohammed Said
Party of Justice and Liberty:
132,242 0.92%
Invalid votes 1,042,727 7.25%
Total (turnout 74.54%)  15,351,305

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