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Egypt Says Turnout in Third Round of Elections Was 62 Percent

January 07, 2012

Jan. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Voter turnout in the third stage of Egypt’s parliamentary elections was 62 percent, said Adel Moez Ibrahim, the head of the country’s electoral commission.

Of the 14 million people eligible to vote in the final stage of the elections, almost 8.7 million cast their ballots, he told reporters in Cairo today.

--With assistance from Nayla Razzouk in Dubai. Editors: Emily Bowers, Dick Schumacher

To contact the reporter on this story: Abdel Latif Wahba in Cairo at alatifwahba@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dick Schumacher at dschumacher@bloomberg.net


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