Observers Without Borders – a human rights group monitoring the referendum – reported on Saturday violations that affect the integrity of the voting process.
The group listed a number of irregularities committed by the electoral commission and violations practiced by all political currents to influence the voters' choice.
The most prevailing violations observed were:
. Delay in opening the polling stations, in some cases the delay was up to 3 hours.
. Employees of the polling stations were arrived late in Qena and Fayoum.
. The number of employees was insufficient which led to the complaints of judges.
. Overcrowding and lack of order in front of polling stations.
. Deliberate stalling of voters.
. Religious slogans are used to urge voters into voting yes. . Political Islam Parties mobilize voters for a "yes" vote.
. The main road to polling stations was cut off in Qena.
. Absence of phosphoric ink and if available it is easily removed.
. Media representatives were not allowed near polling stations in Fayoum.
. The Supreme Committee for Elections instructed judges not to show their identification if the voters requested so.
. Liberal parties use short Messaging Service (SMS) to urge voters to say "no".
. Left-wingers, liberals and Islamists propagate around the polling stations to vote in accordance with their position on the constitution.
. Presence of the "revolving ballot" which contributes to vote-rigging.