Egypt’s Supreme Committee for Elections has announced stated in a press conference the timetable of the 2018 presidential election; the conditions for nomination; the dates of the first round and runoffs; and how to obtain the electoral codes.
According to Mr Lashin Ibrahim, head of the National Election Authority, candidates may begin registering their nominations starting 20 January.
Voting will run from 16 to 18 March for Egyptians outside Egypt, and from 26 to 28 March inside Egypt. In case of runoffs, they would take place from 19 to 21 April for Egyptians abroad, and from 24 to 26 April for Egyptians inside the country, Mr Lashin noted.
9 January 2018