Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt: Giza Results - 66 Percent With Constitution, 33 Percent Against It

Photo: Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua
Egyptian electoral commission supervisors and judges count votes at a polling station.

Final ballot results show that in Giza 66.33 percent (983, 403 people) have voted for the new draft constitution while 33.67 percent (499, 199) have voted against it.

The second round of the referendum on Egypt's new constitution took place on Saturday, December 22, whereas the first round took place last Saturday.

Preliminary results of the two-stage referendum show that the majority of Egyptians agree to the controversial charter that was written by an Islamist-dominated assembly.

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