Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

20 April 2014

Egypt Elections Commission Announces Official Presidential Candidates

Cairo — The presidential elections commission announced in a press conference on Sunday the two official candidates who will contest Egypt's upcoming presidential elections.

Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has submitted 188,930 endorsements while leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi has submitted 31,555, PEC said.

Egypt will vote for a new president on May 26 and 27.

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