Brotherhood's Morsi tops expat presidential poll in Jeddah

Ahram Online, Sunday 20 May 2012

Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi clinches almost half the votes cast by Egyptian expatriates in Saudi Arabia's second city


Ali Al-Ashiry, the Egyptian consul in Jeddah, has announced Egyptian expatriate presidential poll results in Saudi Arabia's second city, Jeddah.

The Egyptian ambassador in Riyadh on Monday is expected to announce final results of expatriate voting in Riyadh, the country's largest expatriate constituency, which contains over 800,000 registered Egyptian voters.

Number of votes for each candidate in Jeddah:

Mohamed Morsi: 26934

Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh: 14573

Hamdeen Sabbahi: 6029

Amr Moussa: 4504

Ahmed Shafiq: 2617

Mohamed Selim El-Awa: 748

Hisham El-Bastawisi: 48

Mohamed Fawzi Eissa: 53

Khaled Ali: 27

Hossam Khairallah: 3

Abul-Ezz El-Hariri: 3

Abdullah El-Ashaal: 1

Mahmoud Hossam Galal: 1

Mohamed Fawzy: 0

Null votes: 5,116

Total votes: 55,790

Total registered voters: 102,702

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