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Egypt ready for e-voting in upcoming polls
Egypt ready for e-voting in upcoming polls
"Egypt's Ministry of Telecommunicationsis readyto provide electronic balloting in the forthcoming parliamentary, presidential and municipal pollsto help ease the process of democratic change in the country and reduce the chances of rigging", Minister of Telecommunications Maged Osman said in press remarks.
Saturday, April 2,2011 17:48
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"Egypt's Ministry of Telecommunications is ready to provide electronic balloting in the forthcoming parliamentary, presidential and municipal polls to help ease the process of democratic change in the country and reduce the chances of rigging", Minister of Telecommunications Maged Osman said in press remarks.
 
He added that the telecommunications sector is available to all and will facilitate Egypt's transition to democracy in the near future.
 
He pointed out that the telecommunications sector will also lead campaigns to raise the political awareness of Egyptians during this transitional period. "This sector played a vital role in the Revolution," he stressed
 
He also pointed to the important role played by information technology in political reform through electronic voting in the upcoming elections, stressing that he commissioned his aids to start broad social dialogue mulling how best to help Egyptian voters abroad and at home to vote electronically.

tags: Egyptian Elections / Fraud / Rig / Revolution / Egyptian Democracy / Egyptian Constitution / Parliamentary Elections / Presidential Elections
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transparency Matif
democratic elections MUST be transparent. It's impossible with electronic voting.
Sunday, April 3,2011 11:19
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