Egyptian expatriates have casted their vote

Sunday 20th, May 2012 / 21:55 Written by

 For the first time in history Egyptian expatriates were allowed to take part in their homecountry’s presidential elections. The elections outside Egypt ended today and the count is on its way. So far, reports are showing a win to the pro-revolution candidate Mohamed Morsi in a number of countries with approximately more than 30 percent of total votes.

Abdel Fotouh has won the majority of expatriate Egptians voting in Germany, Ireland, Belgium, Austria, Malaysia, Libya and Tanzania.

So far, Aboul Fotouh is said to be followed by Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh (27 to 30%), Hamdein Sabahy (15 to 17%) and Amr Moussa (12 to 15%).

Admid what is believed to be Egypt’s first free presidential elections in history, concerns are raised about the release of ballot counts before the Egyptian homeland population has even voted, saying this procedure was suggestive. Egypt – Candidates to debate on TV

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Marius Münstermann is based in Berlin where he works as a freelance journalist. Marius serves as editor-in-chief at

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