21 August 2019 09:35 AM

NEA: Egypt's constitutional amendments passed by 88.83% in referendum

Tuesday، 23 April 2019 - 09:33 PM

Egypt's National Elections Authority (NEA) announced that Egyptians have voted to pass a number of constitutional amendments in a public referendum, with 88.83% voting in favour.

Head of the NEA Lashin Ibrahim told a press conference that the turnout of voters stood at 27,193,593 -- including both expats and local voters -- constituting 44.33 percent of 61,344,503 eligible voters.

Ibrahim said there were 26,362,421 valid votes, standing at 96.94 percent, while 831,172 votes were void (3.06 percent). 

The breakdown of the votes were announced by Ibrahim as follows:

Yes vote: 23,416,741 (88.83 percent)

No vote: 2,945,680 (11.17 percent)

Ahramonline

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