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President of Algeria left wing Workers Party Louisa Hanoune chats... News PhotoAlgeria,Algiers - Algeria,Document,Election,Horizontal,Politics,President,Signing,Talking,Workers PartyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2009 AFPPresident of Algeria left wing Workers Party (PT) Louisa Hanoune (L) chats with Constitution Council's President Boualem Bessayeh after she signed her official Presidential candidature document, on February 23, 2009 in Algiers. Candidates are required to garner 600 signatures from elected officials or 75,000 signatures from voters in at least 25 of Algeria's 48 departments, a step that often prevents potential candidates from running. Hanoune, is the only woman to run in the poll scheduled for April 9 in the north African country with the incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika seeking an unprecedented third term. AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)