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Referendum in Egypt: January 2014 Constitutional Referendum


On January 14-15, 2014, Egypt will hold a constitutional referendum marking the first major step in the nation’s most recent political roadmap outlined by interim President Adly Mansour following the removal of President Mohammed Morsi from power in July 2013.

Almost 800 international observers and more than 80,000 domestic observers will be deployed throughout the country to monitor the process which will take place over a two-day period.

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) frequently asked questions (FAQs) Referendum in Egypt: January 2014 Constitutional Referendum cover various aspects of the referendum such as:

  • What was the process to amend the constitution?
  • What quorum will be used to determine the validity of the constitutional referendum?
  • What will happen if the proposed amendments are accepted or rejected?