Egypt’s electoral commission has published the final results of the first parliamentarian elections in the country since the ousting of President Mubarak. Islamist parties received, as a whole, account for 70% of the People’s Assembly.
The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), party of the Muslim Brotherhood, secured 38% of the seats. The Salafist Al Nour party came second with 29%. Al Wasat, moderate Islamist, received 3% of the seats.
The most successful non-Islamist parties were the Wafd Party, with 11% of the seats, and the Egyptian Bloc, which received 10%.
Al Ahram, Egypt