Low voter turnout mars parliamentary elections in Egypt

World Today

Supporters of Egypt’s president have dominated the first phase of the country’s parliamentary elections.

But the preliminary results show voter turnout was low. Less than 30% according to officials. And many young people simply stayed away.

CCTV America’s Adel El Mahrouky reports.

Low voter turnout mars parliamentary elections in Egypt

Low voter turnout mars parliamentary elections in Egypt

Supporters of Egypt’s president have dominated the first phase of the country’s parliamentary elections. But the preliminary results show voter turnout was low. Less than 30% according to officials. And many young people simply stayed away. CCTV’s Adel El Mahrouky reports.