The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation holds a press conference on the results of the parliamentary election observation mission during the first phase

December 1st, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation holds a press conference on the results of the parliamentary election observation mission during the first phase. The conference will be held on December 3, 2011, 12 pm, at the headquarters of Andalus Institute for Tolerance and anti-violence Studies, Address: 24 Hussien Hegazy St., Al Kasr Al Eini St. – Cairo, Egypt.

On November 28 and 29, 2011, the observers of The Egyptian Coalition documented the electoral violations for the first and second voting day. of the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections started with the first phase in Cairo, Alexandria, Assuit, Luxor, Port Said, Kafr Al Sheikh, Damietta, Fayoum and Red Sea Governorates. The first phase includes 6591 independent candidates and 590 candidates for the political parties’ lists. The parliamentary elections run in 83 independent candidate constituencies and 46 constituencies for political parties’ lists. The first phase includes 16 constituencies for the political parties’ lists and 28 constituencies for the independent candidates. The phase covered 3294 electoral centers, including 9841 polling stations. 10000 judges are supervising the Egyptian electoral process.

The Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation includes 123 development and human rights’ civil society organizations, in 26 governorates countrywide. The coalition has formed an equipped operation room for receiving the statements of the local and international observers on the situation in the polling stations. The operation room, located at the Egyptian organization for Human Rights (EOHR), includes specialized officers from Andalus Center for Human Rights Studies and EOHR.

The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation is monitoring the Egyptian parliamentary elections, starting with submitting candidates’ applications, electoral campaigns, election day, voting, result announcing and appeals. The main purpose of  the “Monitoring for Change” project is observing and documenting all the electoral events and make sure that the entire process is fair, clear and transparent, in order to achieve the state of law democracy, as soon as possible.

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