Analysis of Egypt’s 2011 Parliamentary Electoral System

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1 Nov 2011

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Analysis of Egypt’s 2011 Parliamentary Electoral System provides insight into the election laws regulating parliamentary elections in Egypt. It sheds light into the current electoral system, its impact on electoral stakeholders such as political parties, voters and disenfranchised groups, including women and Coptic Christians. The paper also touches on the changes the electoral law has undergone during the transitional period.

Other key areas covered in the paper include the effect of occupational quota on the electoral system and the formula for allocation of proportional representation seats.

Elections in Egypt: Analysis of the 2011 Parliamentary Electoral System can be accessed here.

For more information on IFES’ program in Egypt, as well as past Egypt briefing papers, please click here.