Presidential 2012


Elections took place in two rounds. In the first round, which took place on 23 and 24 May 2012, results were as follows:

Mohamed Mursi (Freedom and Justice Party) 24.78%
Ahmed Shafiq (Independent) 23.66%
Hamdin Sabbahi (Dignity Party) 20.72%
Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh (Independent) 17.47%
Amr Moussa (Independent) 11.13%
Muhammad al-Awwa (Independent) 1.01%
Khalid Ali (Independent) 0.58%
Abu-al-Izz al-Hariri (Socialist Popular Alliance Party) 0.17%
Hisham al-Bastawisi (National Progressive Unionist Party) 0.13%
Mahmud Hussam (Independent) 0.10%
Muhammad Fawzi (Democratic Generation Party) 0.10%
Husam Khayrallah (Democratic Peace Party) 0.09%
Abdallah al-Ashal (Authenticity Party) 0.05%

Registered electors: 50,996,746
Votes: 23,265,516
Turnout: 46.42%

In the second round runoff which took place on 16 and 17 June 2012, Ahmed Shafiq received 48.27% of the vote and Mohamed Mursi received 51.73% and was therefore elected president. Turnout in the second round was 51.85%.

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