Dostour Party President Gameela Ismail will no longer seek nomination for President of Egypt, the opposition politician announced on Wednesday, a day after the party’s general assembly voted not to back her candidacy.
Last 4 days for presidential nominations: Sisi & others reach finish line, opposition candidates battle to qualify as supporters face arrests, obstruction
One by one, the 2023 cohort of aspiring presidential candidates are reaching the finish line of the nominations stage, handing over official candidacy applications to regulators.
Opposition parties in Egypt have said individuals seeking to support candidates to stand against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi have been obstructed from doing so.
Several new candidates have announced their intentions to run for the upcoming presidential elections, including current Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
As the Egyptian Presidential elections approach, which will be held between 10-12 December 2023, the country’s debt crisis continues to deepen and questions about the future of the regime loom large.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has confirmed that he will stand for a third term in office at an election scheduled for December.
Egyptian civil servants and beneficiaries of the government’s flagship cash transfer programme for the poor are being forced to submit endorsement petitions for current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to stay in office until 2030, as the country gears up for presidential elections.
Off to the Races, or not: Election season kicks off with unannounced candidate in lead position as opposition faces hurdles
It has been two days since the National Elections Authority officially launched election season, setting off a sprint toward the December 10–12 poll date.
Egypt will hold a presidential election at the end of the year, with results expected by mid-December, or January in the event of a run-off vote.
Egyptian authorities have planted informants among the volunteers of presidential hopeful Ahmed Tantawi, a well-placed source told The New Arab, while campaign venues nationwide will be under strict surveillance ahead of a presidential election unlikely to be neither fair nor free and likely to produce a new term for President …