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Protector of Homeland candidate makes run-off in Zagazig after candidate's death

The independent candidate Ezzat died from a heart attack after the first round of the second stage of the parliamentary elections

Ahram Online , El-Sayed Gamal El-Din , Tuesday 1 Dec 2015
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The Higher Electoral Committee gave the green light on Tuesday to parliamentary candidate Abdel-Hamid Abdel-Gelil Abdel-Qawy to compete in the second stage of the parliamentary election run-offs after the death of 80-year-old candidate Mohamed Ezzat in Zagazig constituency in Sharqiya governorate.

The late independent candidate Ezzat died from a heart attack after the first round of the second stage of the parliamentary elections.

The four-seat constituency saw eight candidates qualify for the run-offs- seven independent candidates including Ezzat, in addition to a Future of Homeland party candidate.

Voting in the run-off stage started in Egypt on Tuesday and will continue on Wednesday.

The second stage of parliamentary elections took place on 21-23 November.

Egypt's first parliament since 2012 is due to convene before the end of the year.

 

 

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