Leaflet campaigning ahead of the election in Morocco
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Morocco votes in first poll since Mohamed VI's reforms

Polls have closed in Morocco's first parliamentary elections since a new constitution was approved by a referendum in July.

The vote in the north African kingdom was brought forward in response to the Arab Spring uprisings.

The new constitution, proposed by King Mohamed VI, gives more powers to the parliament and prime minister.

The BBC's Richard Galpin reports.

  • 25 Nov 2011
  • From the section Africa