Fayoum results: 89% with constitution, 10% against it

Sunday, December 23, 2012 10:50 AM 
Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Final ballot results show that in Fayoum 89.4 percent (485, 802 people) have voted for the new draft constitution while 10.6 percent (57, 431) have voted against it.

The total number of eligible voters in the governorate were 1, 555, 838.

The second round of the referendum on Egypt's new constitution took place on Saturday, December 22, whereas the first round took place last Saturday.

Preliminary results of the two-stage referendum show that the majority of Egyptians agree to the controversial charter that was written by an Islamist-dominated assembly.

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