Polls end in Sohag
In Bandar Sohag constituency, police hindered voting process under the
pretext of having order among voters. Two female Brotherhood’s backers
detained, in addition. The representatives of the Brotherhood’s
were denied access to polling centers. The voting process was
slowed down. The polling station no 157 vote was suspended for 15
In some cases, voters found their names on the electoral registers
before giving vote; accordingly, they were not entailed to cast
In Tama constituency, the security presence was very notable. Two
passers-by were put under arrest for they were thought to be of the
Brothers. In el-Riania village, the National Democratic Party’s
urged voters not to elect the Muslim Brotherhood’s nominee. In
village, frauds for the favor of the NDP’ candidate were suspected.
Astonishingly, a supervisory judge pushed voters for selecting the NDP
nominee; moreover, he checked ballot papers before being cast in
In Mashta village, a state security officer granted only the NDP’s
supporters access to the voting centers. The representative of
Brotherhood’s nominee in Mashta was taken into custody, moreover.
stations no. 156 and 157 were closed, meanwhile.
In Maraga constituency, voters found no outlet but to jump over fences
polling stations to cast ballots.
In polling center no. 35, located in the village of the Brotherhood’s
nominee, electorate were completely blocked; a situation which incited
overseeing judge to appeal to the president of the general electoral
commission to find out a solution.