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Elections in AfricaA Data Handbook$
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Dieter Nohlen, Bernard Thibaut, and Michael Krennerich

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198296454

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198296452.001.0001

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Egypt

Egypt

Chapter:
(p.329) Egypt
Source:
Elections in Africa
Author(s):

Matthias Ries

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198296452.003.0017

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Egypt follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, discussion of the evolution of electoral provisions, an account of the current electoral provisions, and a comment on the electoral statistics. The second section consists of ten tables. These are: 2.1 Dates of National Elections, Referendums, and Coups d’Etat; 2.2 Electoral Body 1950–1995 (data on population size, registered voters, and votes cast); 2.3 Abbreviations (abbreviations and full names of political parties and alliances used in tables 2.6, 2.7, and 2.9); 2.4 Electoral Participation of Parties and Alliances 1950–1995 (participation of political parties and alliances in chronological order and including the years and number of contested elections); 2.5 Referendums 1956–1990 (details of registered voters and votes cast); 2.6 Elections for Constitutional Assembly (the National Assembly elected in 1974 was to act as a Constitutional Assembly); 2.7 Parliamentary Elections 1984 and 1987 (details of registered voters and votes cast); 2.8 Composition of Parliament 1950–1995; 2.9 Presidential Referendums 1956–1993 (details of registered voters and votes cast); and 2.10 List of Power Holders 1953–1998.

Keywords:   alliances, constitutional assembly elections, coups d’état, Egypt, elections, electoral body, electoral participation, electoral provisions, electoral statistics, electoral systems, history, national assembly, national elections, parliamentary composition, parliamentary elections, political parties, power holders, presidential elections, referendums, registered voters, votes cast

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