05/28/2014 . By TIMEP

Citing poor weather and work-related issues, the Presidential Election Commission (PEC) decided that a third day of polling was needed to meet demand. The extension of voting was not well

05/27/2014 . By TIMEP

In efforts to increase turnout in the election, with reports indicating that somewhere between 15% and 30% voted the previous day, the government declared a national holiday and extended voting

05/26/2014 . By TIMEP

Polls opened today for the first day of balloting in the first presidential elections held under the new constitution. The Presidential Election Committee declared that approximately 3 million of the

05/02/2014 . By TIMEP

Egypt’s Presidential Election Commission announced the official candidates for president today. Two candidates will run for the position, Hamdeen Sabahy of the Egyptian Popular Current, and Abdul-Fattah al-Sisi – independent

04/07/2014 . By TIMEP

Lawyer and head of Zamalek Sports Club Mortada Mansour has announced that he is running for president. His platform is based on improving quality of life and restoring Egypt to

03/31/2014 . By TIMEP

The Presidential Elections Commission announced today that the presidential elections would take place on May 26-27 and that potential candidates have until April 20th to enter their names as candidates.

02/18/2014 . By TIMEP

On February 18, 2014, founder of the Nasserist Dignity Party (Al-Karama) and official presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahy released a 166-page document covering nine topics that detail Sabahy’s political thoughts, concerns,

01/22/2014 . By David Johnson

Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, according to most interpretations, faces a stark decision—run for President of Egypt and confirm both the fears and hopes of different parts of Egyptian society, or stand back,

06/24/2012 . By TIMEP

Today, a week after the last vote was cast for the president of Egypt, results were announced. Muhammed Morsi of the Freedom and Justice Party won over Ahmed Shafiq. Muslim

06/21/2012 . By TIMEP

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and other political groups continued their Tahrir Square sit-in today, reflecting “fears that Egypt’s military rulers were plotting to hijack presidential election results” in favor