Elections in Egypt: May 23-24 Presidential Election

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4 May 2012

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On May 23-24, Egyptians will cast their ballots in the first presidential election since the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak. The world will watch how this election is administered, as the country prepares to move from military leadership to civilian leadership.

Elections in Egypt: May 23-24 Presidential Election answers questions on Egypt's electoral system and the presidential race, including:

  • What electoral system will be used during this election?
  • Who is eligible to vote and who can be a candidate?
  • Who is responsible for administering this election?
  • Will the election be monitored by international and domestic observers?