Morocco’s Elections: Islamists, Technocrats, and the Palace

Issue Date January 2008
Volume 19
Issue 1
Page Numbers 34-41
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The 2007 elections in Morocco were not about putting competing political projects or societal options before the voters in order to let them choose among them. In fact, the elections were mainly about changing the methods by which the system can adapt in the face of a crisis among its elites. Morocco is a country with a “defused” political game.