Reblogged from National Journal
‘We’re all proud today,’ said Touhri Raouf, a school teacher who, like many parents, brought his children along to the polling station. He voted for Nahda, saying the Islamists were ‘good, honest people’ and that Tunisia could use a return to old-fashioned religious values. ‘We hope for social equality, for an end to stealing, for respect for everyone, for a little freedom.’
Early results in today’s election in Tunisia show the moderate Islamist Nahda party in the lead.