Egypt Presidential Elections in 3rd, Final Day

تم نشره في Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi casts his ballot during the Egypt’s presidential election in Cairo, Egypt on 26 March 2018 - (Anadolu Agency)

CAIRO — Egyptians continued on Wednesday to cast their ballots for the third and final day of the presidential poll.

As on Monday and Tuesday, polling stations opened at 9:00 a.m. (local time) Wednesday and will close their doors at 9:00 p.m.

The Cabinet’s operations room also continued following up the electoral process in governorates via video conference to check up on the electoral process.

The 2018 presidential election is the third poll to take place in Egypt since the January 2011 revolution.

Egyptian expatriates have already voted on March 16-18 in 124 countries.

According to the National Election Authority, 18,600 judges are observing the vote.

Meanwhile, there are nearly 110,000 election officials deployed to ensure that voting procedures are properly followed.

A total of 54 local organizations, nine international organizations and 680 foreign correspondents received permits to observe the electoral process in Egypt.

Around 59 million Egyptians are registered as eligible to vote according to Egypt’s National Elections Authority, officials said.

(Petra)

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