2nd day in a row, Egyptians flock to vote in 2020 House election

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Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 09:24 GMT

Long queues of voters outside a polling station in the city of Al Asmarat, Cairo, in the second phase of the 2020 House of Representatives election- Youm7 photo.

Long queues of voters outside a polling station in the city of Al Asmarat, Cairo, in the second phase of the 2020 House of Representatives election- Youm7 photo.

CAIRO- 8 November 2020: For the second day in a row, Egyptian voters have headed to polling stations in 13 governorates since 9:00 A.M (Cairo Time) to resume casting their ballots in the 2nd phase of the House Representatives election on Sunday.

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Long queues and high turnout were noticed outside dozens of polling stations since Sunday morning.

 

The two-day voting takes place in the governorates of Cairo, Qalioubiya, Daqahliya, Menoufiya, Gharbiya, Kafr Al-Sheikh, Sharqiya, Damietta, Port Said, Ismailia, Suez, North Sinai and South Sinai from 9 am till 9 pm.

 

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Remarkable turnout of voters in Gharbiya governorate, while dozens of voters outside a polling station in Shubra district, Qalyobia governorate.

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Egyptian voters are waiting outside the polls in the Suez Canal governorate to cast their ballots in the 2nd phase of the House Representatives election.

 

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According to the NEA, the eligible voters in the second phase would cast their ballots in 9,468 polling stations distributed among 72 electoral constituencies and supervised by 12,000 judges.

 

 

The run-off elections for the second phase will be conducted abroad from 5 to 7 December and locally on7 and 8 December. The final results of Egypt’s House elections to be formally announced by the National Elections Authority on December 14.

 

 

The results for the second phase will be announced and published in the official gazette on the 15th of Nov.

 

 

The first phase of the election was held for Egyptian expats abroad from 21 to 23 October and locally from 24 to 25 October. The run-off election of the first phase will be held abroad from 21 to 23 November and locally on November 23 and 24.

 

 

According to the updated voters' database by the National Election Authority, a total of 63 million Egyptians are eligible to cast their votes in the two phases of the parliament election.

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