Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Request a Demo


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Yemeni Parties Urge Their Backers to Vote for President

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Yemen’s political parties began a campaign today to urge citizens to vote in the Feb. 21 presidential election.

Abdurabu Mansur Hadi, the interim leader and vice president, has been endorsed by all parties represented in parliament and will be elected to replace outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Because he is the only candidate, there are fears of a low turnout.

“Your vote protects Yemen,” read a giant poster in the capital, Sana’a. “February 21 is the day for change,” read another.

Hadi will run Yemen for two years before parliamentary elections. During that time, a new constitution will be drafted and army forces restructured.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mohammed Hatem in Sana’a, Yemen, at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.