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Candidates poised for election marathon
Published in Ahram Online on 21 - 10 - 2020

Voters head to the polls on Saturday and Sunday for the first stage of Egypt's 2020 parliamentary elections, while expats cast their ballots on 21-23 October. The second stage of elections is to take place on 4-6 November for expats and 7-8 November at home. Almost 4,000 individual candidates and eight coalition lists are competing over 568 seats. Half the seats will be filled through the individual candidacy system and the rest through party lists.
photo: Sherif Sonbol

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