The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) logo- the photo courtesy of EOHR Facebook page
CAIRO – 23 November 2020: The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) affirmed its observation of the first phase of the House of Representatives runoff election, in which 220 candidates are running for 110 seats.
The two-day voting of the run-off is taking place in 47 constituencies over 13 governorates, namely Giza, Fayoum, Beni Suef, Minya, Assiut, New Valley, Sohag, Qena, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, Beheira, and Marsa Matrouh.
In the first phase of the election, which took place on October 24 and 25, 2020, the organization monitored the electoral process with 750 observers
According to the Egyptian National Election Authority (ENA) data, 33 million people are eligible to vote in the runoff round.
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 turnout for the first round of the polls was 28.6 percent.
The second phase was conducted on November 7 and 8 at a total of 9,468 polling stations in 13 remaining governorates.
The final results of Egypt’s House elections to be formally announced by the National Elections Authority on December 14.
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