Egyptian Presidential Elections
The number of citizens, who inquired about their polling stations through the official website of the National Elections Authority from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, exceeded 5 million people, compared with 1.3 million people in 2014, he added.
The first day of the presidential polls abroad did not witness any obstacles to hinder the voting process, affirmed The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).
Zahran explained he would focus primarily on socially empowering the poorest and neediest groups, whose lives were most affected by the successive waves of economic crises. He also pointed that the state will only be allowed to own strategic agencies such as the Suez Canal Authority, iron and steel factories, the aluminum complex, the electricity, water and sewage companies, and the healthcare facilities.
Aspiring candidate Gameela Ismail, head of Al-Dostour (Constitution) Party, announced on Wednesday dropping out of Egypt’s presidential race 2024 based on her party’s decision.
Executive Director of the National Election Authority (NEA) Ahmed Bendari said the authority has not yet received candidacy papers from any of the presidential hopefuls.
Mahmoud Fawzi, the head of the Technical Committee for National Dialogue, commented on his assignment as the head of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's election campaign, describing it as a “critical” mission.
Potential presidential candidate Farid Zahran, head of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party, met on Sunday with a group of women activists and those interested in women's issues.
Egypt’s National Election Authority (NEA) said it has interfered “immediately” to tackle some complaints regarding crowding and technical errors at some of the notary offices issuing presidential candidate endorsement forms.
Egypt’s United Media Services (UMS) said it will keep an equal distance from all candidates of the next presidential elections and their electoral campaigns.
Prominent opposition politician and head of the leftist Egyptian Social Democratic Party announced plans to run for president in the upcoming presidential elections.
Egypt’s parliamentary majority party Mostaqbal Watan announced on Wednesday support for incumbent President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to run for another presidential term in the upcoming elections.
The schedule of Egypt’s upcoming presidential elections will be announced officially on Monday in a global press conference.