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94 polling stations open late on 1st day of Egypt's parliamentary election run-offs

Voting in the second stage of the parliamentary elections is taking place in 12,496 polling stations

Ahram Online , Tuesday 1 Dec 2015
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Ninety-four polling stations opened late on Tuesday in nine governorates in Egypt's parliamentary election run-offs, state news agency MENA reported.

The stations were due to open at 9AM.

Thirty-two voting stations opened late in Sharqiya, 32 in Cairo, 11 in Daqahliya, eight in Ismailiya, five in Menoufiya, two in Gharbiya, two in North Sinai, as well as one in Qalayoubiya and one in Kafr El-Sheikh.

Thirteen governorates are voting in the second stage of the parliamentary elections that opened for Egyptians abroad on Monday that continues on Tuesday. Voting inside Egypt opened on Tuesday and continues on Wednesday.

Voting in the second stage of the parliamentary elections is taking place in 12,496 polling stations.

The total number of polling stations in both stages of the parliamentary elections numbers around 350 main stations, while there are approximately 30,000 auxilary stations.

A voting centre can accommodate two to three auxiliary polling stations and is usually held at a school or a sporting club.

 

 

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