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Egypt expat presidential poll results to be announced Friday: Electoral commission
Voting for expatriates in Egypt's presidential election ends Thursday, results to be announced Friday, says electoral commission
Ahram online, Thursday 17 May 2012
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Thursday is the final day of voting for expatriates in Egypt's first post-Mubarak presidential election, with results to be announced Friday, the Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission (SPEC) has announced.  

Two hundred and twenty four thousand Egyptians in 166 countries around the world have voted so far, according to the SPEC. Run-off voting for expats is set to take place between 3 and 9 June if necessary.

Five hundred and eighty-seven thousand expatriates in 166 countries registered to vote in the election. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are the nations with most Egyptian voters, followed by Qatar, the USA and Canada. 

According to SPEC instructions, Egyptian ambassadors and consulars abroad should count votes and announce the results after the closure of polling stations on Thursday 17 May. The Egyptian embassy in London says the counting is likely to start Friday morning with results announced by end of the day. 

Voting inside Egypt will take place on May 23 and 24.
 





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