Egypt to hold parliamentary elections in October, November

Egypt’s parliamentary elections will be held in two stages, in October and November. Half of the country’s governorate will vote on October 18-19, while the second half will cast their votes on November 22-23 during the ‘second stage’ of the elections, the Head of the Supreme Election Committee, Ayman Abbas, said in a statement. Voters outside Egypt will cast ballots in a first stage on October 17-18, and a second stage on November 21-22. If required, the revote will also take place in two stages, on October 26-28 and November 30 – December 2. The registration period for candidates will begin on September 1 and will last 12 days. The official election results will be announced in December so that “Egypt will have a new legislature before the end of the year,” the Committee added.

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