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In the run up to the presidential and legislative elections that were held on July the Parti Seselwa (PS), Seychelles Christian Democratic Party (SCDP), Seychelles National Movement and the National Alliance Party formed an electoral alliance, the United Opposition (UO. See Presidential results and National Assembly results for. During , free presidential and National Assembly elections were held ending 17 years of single-party rule. In , in the second presidential race, Didier RATSIRAKA, the leader during the s and s, returned to the presidency. Parliamentary and presidential elections for a permanent government were held at the end of Beji CAID ESSEBSI was elected as the first president under the country's new constitution. Following ESSEBSI’s death in office in July , Tunisia moved its scheduled presidential election forward two months and after two rounds of voting, Kais. Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, ry – Febru ) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders.