People's National Assembly

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The People's National Assembly (al-Majlis al-Sha'abi al-Watani) is the lower house of the Algerian Parliament. It is made of 462 members directly elected by the population. Of the 462 seats, 8 are reserved for Algerians living abroad.[1]

Members of the People's National Assembly are directly elected through proportional representation in multiple-member districts and serve terms lasting five years at a time.[2]

The minimum age required for election into the APN is 28.[3]

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  1. "Algeria". cia.gov. Archived from the original on 10 November 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. "People's National Assembly Elections in Algeria" (PDF). cartercenter.org. May 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 November 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  3. "Algeria, Elections and Parliament". Medea Institute. Archived from the original on 10 November 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.