Elections

Women representation on electoral lists 49.9%: activist on Egypt House elections

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 01:14 GMT

Abou al-Komsan praised the status quo as the minimum percentage indicated in the law is 25 percent so that is almost the double.

Those who abstain from voting in 2020 Parliament elections to be fined LE 500

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 11:39 GMT

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.

Turnout varies in Giza's polling stations in 1st voting round in Egypt's 2020 House of Representatives Elections

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 02:59 GMT

Voting for 33 million eligible voters in the first phase of the 2020 House of Representatives elections kicked off Saturday in 14 governorates.

In Pics: 1st round of Egypt's parliamentary elections kicks off in 14 governorates

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 08:36 GMT

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.

Opposition leaders display plans for running in Egypt’s House of Representatives elections

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 05:02 GMT

Leaders of opposition parties spoke to Extra News Sunday on their reasons for putting forward candidates on the National List for Egypt.

4,006 individual candidates, 8 lists to run in Egypt’s parliamentary elections

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 10:15 GMT

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.

Egypt’s courts receive nominations for parliament election

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 01:10 GMT

The Egyptian National Election Authority (NEA) has determined 29 courts tasked to receive the candidates’ applications on individual seats and electoral lists.

Rerun of Egypt's Senate elections over 26 seats kicks off Sep. 8

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 08:16 GMT

The rerun of senate elections over a number of seats kicked off Tuesday and will conclude on Wednesday.

Egypt Senate poll: Debate over imposing fine on 54M voters who did not cast ballot

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 10:37 GMT

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.

List of Egyptian voters who didn't participate in Senate election sent to prosecution to apply potential fine ahead of runoff

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 08:10 GMT

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.

Draft law suggests modifying electoral districts after introduction of list system in Egyptian House of Representatives elections

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 07:22 GMT

The amendments promulgated in June to the House of Representatives Elections Bill introduced the list system.

LIVE UPDATE: Last day of Egypt's Senate Elections 2020 kicks off

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 09:50 GMT

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.

LIVE UPDATE: Resident Egyptians cast ballots in Senate Elections 2020

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 09:11 GMT

The polling places opened their doors at 9:00 a.m.

2nd day of expats voting in Egyptian Senate elections begins with China

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 08:37 GMT

The second day of expats voting in Senate elections kicked off Monday starting with China.

12 Q&A about Egyptians abroad vote in the 2020 Senate elections

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 11:47 GMT

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.

Electoral campaigns of candidates running for Egypt's Senate begins July 26

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 - 01:41 GMT

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.

NEA: 912 candidacy applications for Senate filed

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 10:40 GMT

Ibrahim said 912 candidates have submitted their papers for the coming elections.

Candidacy application for Egypt's Senate begins July 11 until July 18

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 12:14 GMT

Twenty-seven primary courts across Egypt started receiving Saturday the applications of potential candidates running for Senate.

Egypt’s National Election Authority announces senate election timeline

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 03:40 GMT

Egypt will hold elections for the Senate on Aug 11-12, election commissioner Lasheen Ibrahim told a televised press conference on Saturday.

Egypt's National Election Authority preparing timeframe for Senate election

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 01:52 GMT

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.

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