Abou al-Komsan praised the status quo as the minimum percentage indicated in the law is 25 percent so that is almost the double.
The first phase of the parliamentary elections kicked off across Egypt on Saturday, October 24, where polling stations opened doors at 9 a.m. for voters to cast their ballot.
Voting for 33 million eligible voters in the first phase of the 2020 House of Representatives elections kicked off Saturday in 14 governorates.
The polling stations started to receive voters as of 9 am till 9 pm, including a break for an hour between 3-4 pm, while the voting process of Egyptians overseas continues.
Leaders of opposition parties spoke to Extra News Sunday on their reasons for putting forward candidates on the National List for Egypt.
A total of 4,006 individual candidates and eight parties’ lists were accepted to run in the parliamentary elections, which is set to kick off on October 21.
The Egyptian National Election Authority (NEA) has determined 29 courts tasked to receive the candidates’ applications on individual seats and electoral lists.
The rerun of senate elections over a number of seats kicked off Tuesday and will conclude on Wednesday.
A debate has been raised after a list with the names of 54 million registered voters, who did not cast their ballots in the 2020 Senate elections, was sent to prosecution to be fined L.E. 500 or less.
A list with the names of registered voters who did not cast their ballots in the 2020 Senate poll has been referred to the prosecution, and they now risk incurring a LE500 fee or less.
The amendments promulgated in June to the House of Representatives Elections Bill introduced the list system.
The second and last day of resident Egyptians voting kicked off on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude at 9:00 p.m.
The polling places opened their doors at 9:00 a.m.
The second day of expats voting in Senate elections kicked off Monday starting with China.
The National Election Authority has answered the 12 most common questions from Egyptians abroad regarding their vote in the 2020 Senate election. Below is the Q&A.
The National Election Authority declared Sunday the start date of the electoral campaigns as it announced the final lists of candidates running for Senate seats.
Ibrahim said 912 candidates have submitted their papers for the coming elections.
Twenty-seven primary courts across Egypt started receiving Saturday the applications of potential candidates running for Senate.
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.