By Micah Halpern
Saturday June 16, 2012
I've Been Thinking:
Egypt is voting for their president. Saturday and Sunday are the two runoff days.
This election takes place two days after the Egyptian Supreme Court dissolved the 75% Islamic controlled parliament. The two candidates running for president are polar opposites. One represents the Islamists, the other served as PM under Mubarak and was head of the Egyptian air force.
As of now it looks like voter turnout is lower than it was in the first primaries for president - and significantly lower than the parliamentary elections of six months ago.
This is all expected.
In the first elections for parliament, the people of Egypt rejected
The Supreme Court laid the foundation for this by disbanding the parliament. Now we wait for the results.
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