Egypt Approves Constitution in Low Turnout


Egyptians have approved their new constitution by a margin of nearly two votes in favour to one against, but only a third of voters took part in the referendum.

  • Egypt:   Constitution Approved in Low Turnout

    Aswat Masriya, 25 December 2012

    About 33 percent of all eligible voters cast their vote in Egypt's constitution referendum, head of the commission overseeing the referendum Judge Samir Abul Maati said on Tuesday. Read more »

  • Egypt:   New Constitution Approved

    Cameroon Tribune, 25 December 2012

    Final results of Egypt's 2012 draft constitution were released yesterday, December 25, 2012 by the country's Higher Electoral Commission, showing an approval rate of over 63 per… Read more »

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Egyptian electoral commission supervisors and judges count votes at a polling station.

Voters wait to vote at a polling station in Qaliobeya, 40 kilometers north of Cairo.

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