Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

21 January 2012

Egypt: FJP Wins 42.7 Percent of Parliament Seats

The Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) won 213 seats in the People's Assembly which is exactly 42.7% of all seats for elected members. This makes FJP the biggest single bloc in parliament.

FJP issued a statement earlier saying that according to the final results, the party along with its allies in the National Democratic alliance won 235 seats out of 498 (47.2%) including 108 seats for individual candidates.

General coordinator of the National Democratic alliance, Wahid Abdel Megid said that the number of the alliance's members who won seats on its lists is 22 not including FJP's members, according to Al-Ahram newspaper.

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