24 May 2012

Egypt: Next President Could be Suspended for Electoral Bribery

Photo: D. Hakes/ The Carter Center
Former U.S. President Carter watches as poll workers check a voter's ID.

Secretary General of the Presidential Elections Committee Hatem Bagato said that the law allows the committee to suspend any candidate if it proves his involvement in electoral bribery.

Bagato pointed in a statement on a satellite channel that the committee cannot punish those who violated the law but it will investigate the violations and refer the candidate involved to persecution.

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