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Presidential Election results to be announced Monday in int’l press conference

Sunday، 17 December 2023 - 07:29 PM

The National Election Authority (NEA) will hold an international press conference on Monday 18/12/2023 2PM to announce the results of the 2024 Presidential Elections.

Millions of Egyptians cast their ballots from 10-12 December in thousands of polling stations nationwide to choose their leaders for the next six years.

Four candidates are competing in the elections; incumbent President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party Farid Zahran, President of Al Wafd Party Abdel-Sanad Yamama, and President of the Republican People's Party Hazem Omar.

Ballot sorting at many polling stations has revealed that Sisi is leading the polls, while candidates Zahran and Omar are competing over the second place.

According to the NEA on Monday, the second day of elections, almost half of the electorate voted in the elections. The number of eligible voters across Egypt totaled 67 million.

The 2024 Presidential Election is the fifth multi-party presidential elections that the country has witnessed in its modern history.

The 2024 elections gain their importance from being a major step in the country’s path towards democratic transformation, party pluralism and political competitiveness.

The election is held a year and a half since the launch of the National Dialogue, which included all components Egyptian political, union and civil society.

Egypt Today

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