File: The NEA spokesperson Mahmoud El Sherif File: The NEA spokesperson Mahmoud El Sherif

Egypt's Constitutional amendments passed by 88% with 44% turnout: Elections committee

Tue, Apr. 23, 2019
CAIRO - 23 April 2019: The National Election Authority announced in a press conference held on Tuesday that over 88 percent of the voters voted in favor of the constitutional amendments, while 11 percent voted against the amendments and 3.6 percent was considered invalid ballots.

The NEA said that over 27 out of 61.3 million illegible voters cast their votes in the referendum on proposed constitutional amendments,23416 million voted in favor of the constitutional amendments, while 2,9 millions voted against the proposed amendments and 331.7 votes were considered invalid.

The referendum was held in 10,878 polling stations and 13,919 committees, about 20 thousands judges from different judicial bodies supervised the referendum was, assisted by some 120,000 employees, according to NEA.

The number of eligible voters estimated at 61,344,503; while number of male voters is 30,788,369 and the number of female voters is 30,446,134.

Over the past three days, Egyptians at home cast their ballots on 14 amendments to the 2014 charter, which were approved earlier by parliament, with 531 out of 596 members voting in favour, 22 voting against and one abstention.
 
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