In Morocco’s Parliamentary Elections, More Pessimism than Optimism Among the Electorate

In light of these recent elections, it seems, then, that the optimism following Morocco’s 2011 reforms has been subdued. The Moroccan people have grown tired of parliamentary candidates’ unfulfilled pledges. As journalist Ahmed al Raqam wrote in the popular Moroccan daily Assabah, “They’re tired of hearing the same promises of reform every five years.”—Muftah

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