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Egyptian elections, Middle-East, News

Islamists win 70% of Egypt People’s Assembly party list seats


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

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