The protests have successfully ousted the country's 82-year-old leader. Sort of.
“We have to finish with these people. The new [leaders] should be the young people. It's a country of young people.”
With a second round set for December, frontrunner Béji Caïd Essebsi leads by a slim margin against incumbent president Moncef Marzouki in the historical election.
Algerian elections are pretty obviously not fair, and everybody already knows the results of today's election.
Algerians are voting for their president today, but everybody already knows the results. Abdelaziz Bouteflika is going to win again, even though he hasn't been healthy enough to campaign.