Voting process continues in 14 governorates in 2nd day of first phase of parliament's elections
CAIRO - 25 October 2020: Voting for 33 million eligible voters in the first phase of the 2020 House of Representatives elections kicked off for the second day in 14 governorates such as Giza, Fayoum, Beni Suef, Minya, Assiut, El Wadi El Gedid, Sohag, Qena, Luxor, Aswan, Red Sea, Alexandria, Beheira, and Marsa Matrouh.
The polling stations started to receive voters as of 9 am till 9 pm, including a break for an hour between 3-4 pm, while the voting process of Egyptians overseas continues.
The 2020 house elections are being held amid tightened anti-coronavirus precautionary measures with polling places nationwide got disinfected.
The first stage of the elections sees 1,879 individual candidates competing for seats in 71 districts as well as four coalition lists.
National Election Authority (NEA), headed by Counselor Lasheen Ibrahim, has dedicated the hotline 19826 for receiving questions and complaints regarding the elections.
Also, the NEA has formed an operation room at its premises to follow up on the voting and counting processes and report complaints.
The elections have taken place on October 21, 22 and 23 abroad, while in Egypt it will start on October 24, 25. In the event of repeating this stage, elections will be held on November 21, 22, 23 abroad, and on November 23, 24 in Egypt.
Red Sea Governorate
In the Red Sea Governorate, 109 polling stations opened doors to 292,508 eligible voters who will be casting their votes to elect three individual candidates amid beefed up security measures.
Luxor Governorate witnessed a large turnout on the second day of the 2020 House of Representatives elections, where senior and young citizens were keen to support their candidates.
On Sunday , the electoral commissions in Alexandria Governorate witnessed a moderate voter turnout, on the second day of the 2020 parliamentary elections.
On Sunday, the 2020 parliamentary election committees in Aswan Governorate witnessed a remarkable turnout of women and elderly citizens to cast their votes.
Voters turnout at polling station in Minya governorate on 2nd day of 1st phase of Egypt’s 2020 House of Representatives Elections