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Africa North
Initial results for Egypt's constitutional poll begin trickling in
2012-12-16
[Al Ahram] 01:10 According to Al-Hayat television, in Egypt's Nile Delta Gharbiya Governorate, the "yes" vote has reached 337,955 (52.15 per cent) and the "no" vote has reached 310,181 (47.85 per cent) after votes were counted in 610 out of 820 polling stations.

01:02 The Muslim Brotherhood states on its English-language Twitter account that votes are have been counted in 1875 out of the 6376 polling stations.

"Yes' votes are 64.5 per cent and 'no' are 35.4 per cent," the Brotherhood's official Ikhwanweb site reported.

12:47 According to Al-Hayat television, in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Aswan, the "yes" vote has reached 10,458 (86.58 per cent) and the "no" vote has reached 1,620 (13.42 per cent), after votes were counted in 21 polling stations.

12:30 According to Al-Hayat television, in the Egypt's Nile Delta Gharbiya Governorate, votes have been tallied in 488 out of the 820 polling stations. "Yes" votes are currently at 260,525 (53.66 per cent) and "no" votes are at 224,934 (46.34 per cent).

12:15 The Muslim Brotherhood says on its English-language Twitter account that votes had already been counted in 1385 out of 6376 polling stations in ten governorates.

"'Yes' votes are 65 per cent and 'no' are 35 per cent," the Brotherhood's official Ikhwanweb site reported.

12:00 Al-Jazeera television report that 83.9 per cent have voted "yes" and 16.1 per cent voted "no" after 50 per cent of the votes were counted in the Sohag Governorate in Upper Egypt.
Posted by:Fred

#1  Egyptian voters have just reaffirmed the decision from the elections held months ago. The Pew Polls were not a fluke - the vast majority of Egyptians really are troglodytes. Will Egypt follow in the footsteps of the policy of Sunni Islamist adventurism adhered to by the Taliban that resulted in 9/11?
Posted by: Zhang Fei   2012-12-16 16:24  

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