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Egypt's elections authority announces final candidates list for parliament election

The list was announced after reviewing all rulings issued by the country's High Administrative Court concerning appeals filed by excluded candidates

Ahram Online , Tuesday 6 Oct 2020
Egypt National Elections Authority
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Egypt's National Elections Authority (NEA) announced on Monday night a final list of candidates for the House of Representatives elections slated to commence later this month.

The list was announced after reviewing all rulings issued by the High Administrative Court concerning appeals filed by excluded candidates, the NEA said in a statement.

The NEA set 7 October as the deadline for candidates to concede contested seats to opposing candidates, which such concessions to be published in any two widely circulated newspapers on 8 October.

The elections are to take place over two stages between 21 October and 8 December. The first stage will cover 14 governorates and take place from 21 October to 30 November, while the second stage will cover 13 governorates and will take place from 4 November till 14 December.

The 568-seat assembly will be filled by via the individual candidacy system and closed party lists system equally as per the recent amendments to the elections law.

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