Electoral Commission Confirms Record Turnout

High Electoral Commission

The High Electoral Commission is preparing to announce official results for the first stage of elections. The HEC’s preliminary statement confirms record turnout:

  • 62 percent of eligible voters – 8,614,525 Egyptians – cast ballots in the first round
  • 2,756 ballot boxes were supervised by 10,143 members of the judiciary

This post will be updated when final results are available.

Photo Credit: al-Masry al-Youm

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