Egypt will hold elections for the Senate on Aug 11-12, election commissioner Lasheen Ibrahim told a televised press conference on Saturday.
The National Election Authority (NEA) under the chairmanship of counselor Lashin Ibrahim, Head of the Cassation Court embarked upon preparations for the upcoming Senate (upper house of parliament) election.
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.
The National Election Authority announced in a press conference that over 88 percent of the voters voted in favor of the constitutional amendments,
The results of the referendum held in a number of border governorates including New Valley, North Sinai and Aswan have been sent to the NEA.
Ballot counting for 20 sub-committees in Hurgada has ended after three days of voting in a referendum on 14 amendments to the Egyptian constitution.
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The first day of the referendum kicked off in Egypt, where polling stations across governorates have opened their doors at 9 a.m., and will close at 9 p.m. for three consecutive days.
Lasheen Ibrahim met on Saturday with delegations from three NGOs including that of Volunteers Without Borders.
Printing Braille ballot papers comes as part of the efforts exerted by the NEA to facilitate the voting process for people with disabilities.
New Zealand, according to Egypt’s time, is considered to be the first country to vote in all presidential elections.
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Egypt’s NEA submitted an official complaint to the Supreme Council for Media Regulation against the Egyptian newspaper Al- Masry Al-Youm.
No challenges have been filed against the elections’ results, the National Electoral Authority’s General Electoral Committees announcedز
NEA's spokesperson said there are no complaints or obstacles during the electoral process so far and they are following the election process very closely.
Integrity Coalition for Election Observation launched an operation room to follow up on the work of Egyptian presidential election observers.
The official two-day electoral silence period began on Saturday at 12 a.m. before Egyptians cast their votes in the three-day voting period beginning on Monday.
The 2018 Egyptian Presidential election polling stations in Bahrain and Russia started to sort the ballots after the end of the voting process for Egyptian expats.
Egyptian Presidential Election polling stations in New Zealand and Australia started counting ballot papers Sunday, according to media reports.
Egyptian voter turnout was not expected to reach such high levels, Egypt's General Consul to the United States Hisham al-Naqeeb said on Friday.