Egypt's constitutional referendum: First round results

Sunday, December 16, 2012 6:59 PM 
A girl stands with her mother who is waiting outside a polling center to vote in referendum on the new constitution of Egypt in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Egyptians began casting their votes in the referendum on the country’s new constitution on Saturday. Below are the final results:

(The "Yes" votes represent those who approve of the constitution while the "No" votes represent vice versa.)

Governorate

Yes

No

Source

Cairo

43% (950, 532)

56.9% (1, 256, 248)

Al-Shorouk

Alexandria

55.7% (664, 719)

44.3% (529, 613)

Al-Ahram

Sharqiya

65.68% (664, 719)

44.3% (380,502)

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Daqahliya

55% (647, 489)

34.32% (525, 713)

Al-Shorouk

Sohag

78.8% (469, 493)

21.2% (126, 836)

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Assiut

77.5% (449, 431)

22.5% (141, 244)

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Gharbiya

47.9% (464, 294)

52.1% (509, 972)

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Aswan

75.22% (149, 020)

22.9% (45, 396)

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North Sinai

78.3% (50, 726)

21.7% (14, 256)

MENA

South Sinai

63.9%

36.1%

Freedom and Justice Party

Total

56.9% (4, 604, 110)

43.1% (3, 994, 539)

 

The judicial committee that is overseeing the referendum is expected to officially announce the final results after the second round that is scheduled for December 22.

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