Monthly Archives: May 2012

Announcement of the Final Results in First Round of Egypt’s Presidential Election Provokes Call for a Return to Tahrir

by Elizabeth Iskander Despite a public outpouring of frustration and the lodging of appeals citing electoral violations, on Monday Egypt’s Electoral Commission announced the final results of the presidential vote.  They announced that that the Muslim Brotherhood’s second choice candidate, Mohammed Morsi, and the … Continue reading

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Egyptian Elections lead to Stark Choice for Voters but Offer Hope for the Future

by Elizabeth Iskander It is now clear that the two candidates who will go forward to a second round of voting in the Egyptian presidential elections are the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi and army man and former prime minister under … Continue reading

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With Just Two Districts Left to Call, 1. Morsi 2. Shafik 3. Sabbahi

Results in 25 governorates aggregated by Ahram Online shows that with about 41.8 per cent turnout, the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate Mohamed Morsi remains in the lead, followed by Ahmed ShafiK, Mubarak’s last prime minister, while the leftist candidate, Hamdeen Sabbahi, … Continue reading

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With 90% of the Votes Counted in Egypt: 1. Morsi 2. Shafik 3. Sabbahi

15:45 BREAKING: Citing judicial sources in the operations room of the Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission (SPEC) , Ahram’s Arabic-language website lists the votes for the top three contenders after 90 per cent of the votes were counted in all governorates: … Continue reading

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Egypt Presidential Elections: A Last Minute Surge for Sabbahi?

Just before midday today results in Egypt’s presidential elections gave leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi a sudden surge in votes and he was reported to have won first place in Egypt’s second largest city,  Alexandria. According to al-Ahram’s website, results are … Continue reading

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Egypt Results so Far

An unofficial breakdown of results so far can be found at: http://ubuntuone.com/2Az1AsFeJlFrFYpK2KOc4B

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Results so Far Indicate Morsi-Shafik Run Off in Egypt

by Elizabeth Iskander In the counting of votes in Egypt’s presidential election that took place over the past two days the front runners, as of 10am Egyptian time May 25, are the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi and former NDP member … Continue reading

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