Report 6: Preliminary results on the run for parliamentary elections

October 18th, 2011 by Editor

The sixth day for receiving candidacy applications for the parliamentary elections witnessed application of only few people in each governorate. The observers of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) observed and documented only 14 applications for the independent list of the people’s Assembly in Cairo.

In Alexandria, 14 candidates submitted applications for the independent list of the people’s Assembly including a woman, Sohair Saber Ahmed, and 4 candidates applied for the Shura Council.

In Gharbia, 139 applied for the independent list of the People’s Assembly and 6 candidates for Shura Council.

In Bani Suef, 135 candidates applied to move from the independent list to the political parties’ list, most of them are former members of the dismantled National Democratic Party.

In Sharkia, 27 candidates applied for the independent list of the People’s Assembly. In Damietta, 7 candidates applied to the independent list of the People’s Assembly including Samir Mohamed Said Al Telbani, the former members of the dismantled National Democratic Party. In South Sinai, 22 candidates applied to the independent list of the People’s Assembly and 8 candidates applied to Shura Council. The Reform and Development submitted a list including 4 candidates like Fadia Salim Abdollah, the former member of the dismantled National Democratic Party.

In New Valley, 6 candidates applied to the independent list of the People’s Assembly and 3 candidates applied to Shura Council. In Kena, 9 candidates applied to the independent list of the People’s Assembly and 2 applied for Shura Council. Al Nor Political Party submitted a list including 7 members, such as Hassan Farghaly, Karam Okasha, Mohamed Mostafa and Sabah Ahmed Hassan.

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