Egyptians head to polls in second day of presidential vote

Posted on AllSides December 11th, 2023
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CAIRO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Egyptians voted on Monday in the second and penultimate day of a presidential election in which Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to sweep to a third, six-year term amid a grinding economic crisis and war on Egypt's border in Gaza. Some Egyptians have shown little interest or knowledge about the election, though authorities and commentators on tightly controlled local media have been urging them to vote out of national duty. Crowds of voters, some of them arriving on buses, have appeared at polling stations where...

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