Egypt: 53 Million Voters Enrolled in Election Lists - Minister
30 November 2013
Minister of Administrative Development Hany Mahmoud said that the number of eligible voters enrolled in election lists is 53 million voters, noting that a committee formed by the Ministry and Civil Status Authority endorsed this figure depending on the national identity database.
He added that the database is still including the names of 30, 000 deceased citizens whose death certificates are not registered using their national IDs, making it difficult to write off their names from the national identity database.
Copyright © 2013 Egypt State Information Service. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com).
To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.
AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.