National Elections Authority

Egypt’s House elections runoff kicks off in 13 governorates

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 07:59 GMT

The runoff voting in the first phase of House of Representatives polls kicked off Monday in 13 governorates.

Parliament elections’ ballot papers available for Egyptian abroad ahead of voting days

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:50 GMT

Parliament elections’ ballot papers became available for Egyptian abroad on the National Elections Authority website to print out

Immigration Ministry advises Egyptians abroad on running for approaching House of Representatives election

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 09:42 GMT

Eight parliamentary seats are reserved for Egyptians abroad, and the Immigration Ministry is campaigning to advise Egyptian communities about candidacy and voting, Minister Nabila Makram has said.

Egypt calls on nationals abroad to register data ahead of parliamentary elections

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 11:34 GMT

Egyptians abroad can register their data during the period from Sunday, September 27 to Saturday, October 10, according to the Foreign Ministry.

Egypt’s National Elections Authority announces House elections timeline

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 04:36 GMT

Candidacy for Egypt’s House of Representatives elections to open from September 17 to September 23, President of the National Elections Authority (NEA) Lasheen Ibrahim said, Thursday.

2020 Senate elections' participation rate reaches 14.23%, with 8M voters: Egypt’s NEA

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 03:00 GMT

8.959 million votes casted their ballots in the Senate elections according to Counselor Lashin Ibrahim, head of the National Elections Authority and deputy president of the Court of Cassation.

Egypt’s NEW head vows to apply “elections fine” against anyone fails to vote with no excuse

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 01:01 GMT

Counselor Lashin Ibrahim, head of the National Elections Authority and deputy president of the Court of Cassation said that all electoral crimes extinguish by time. He pledged to apply the elections fine against those who miss voting.

Egypt's 1st day of senate elections concludes; voting to be resumed Wednesday

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 08:43 GMT

The first day of the 2020 Senate election has concluded after witnessing high to medium turnout all over the country

Egypt's National Election Committee: 63 million eligible voters in Senate election

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 - 11:33 GMT

Egypt's National Election Committee has taken several measures to complete the course of the Senate elections process in light of the challenges facing Egypt.

Egyptian House approves amendments to National Election Authority law

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 04:02 GMT

The Egyptian Parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to Law no. 198 of 2017 on the National Election Authority (NEA), which is in charge of supervising elections and referendums in the northeastern African country.

Security forces foil attempt to invalidate voting box in Nozha district

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 02:42 GMT

Security forces succeeded to foil an attempt to invalidate a voting box on Monday in Nabil al-Wakad School located in Nozha district, Cairo.

Exclusive: NEA reveals early preparations for referendum on constitutional amendments

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 - 09:30 GMT

Egypt Today spoke with Lasheen Ibrahim, head of the NEA around the strategy of the elections authority in case the amendments are approved.

Parliament to announce vacancy of two seats due to the death of two members

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 04:40 GMT

Egypt’s parliament will discuss during the fourth session of the National Elections Authority the vacancy of two seats due to the death of two members.

Niqab-clad woman votes despite husband’s opposition

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 - 11:39 GMT

An Egyptian woman wearing niqab said she casted her ballot on Tuesday, opposing her husband, who threatened to divorce her if she left the house to vote.

NEA obligates diplomatic missions to keep polling cards

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 06:15 GMT

Egypt’s National Elections Authority (NEA) has obligated all of the international diplomatic missions to keep all of the election’s documents and polling cards

250,000 signed forms backing presidential hopefuls till mid-day

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 05:39 GMT

The National Elections Authority said Sunday that the offices of the Public Notary have issued 250,000 recommendation forms backing presidential hopefuls till mid-day.

Presidential election timeline to be announced early 2018

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 12:05 GMT

The National Elections Authority is currently setting the presidential elections timeline and is expected to begin receiving applications in late January or early February.

House gives final approval to election authority law

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 05:14 GMT

The Parliament has finally approved to the draft law of the national elections authority, which restricts judicial supervision of elections to 10 years.