Election Commissions Confirms Approval of Constitution

The High Election Commission confirmed that the constitution was approved by the two-stage referendum earlier this month. The official turnout was 33% and 64% of voters supported the document. President Morsi signed the document into law today.

Many opponents and watchdog groups alleged fraud. High Election Commission Judge Samr Abou El Maaty also stated that about 303,400 votes were thrown out due to irregularities.