Egypt announces results of parliamentary elections 2nd phase with 30% turnout
Published 2015-11-26 07:37:35| Amwal Al Ghad English
The total turnout in the second leg of the parliamentary election was 29.83 percent, with the For the Love of Egypt winning all 60 contested list-based seats, Egypt's High Election Committee (HEC) said in a Wednesday press conference. The turnout in the first stage of the poll, which was completed in October, was 26.5 percent. The For the Love of Egypt electoral list, which supports the policies of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, also won the 60 contested list-based seats in the first leg of the elections, securing the majority bloc of the parliament. On Sunday and Monday, 13 governorates cast their ballots in the second stage of the parliamentary elections. Nine candidates won the majority of the votes in their constituencies in the race for 222 independent seats and thus will advance to parliament.
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