May 28, 2012
Turnout Reflects Egyptians' Mixed Feelings
Maria Golia, The National
Egypt's presidential election attracted a significantly lower turnout (roughly 40 per cent of those eligible to vote) than the parliamentary elections of last December and January (54 per cent).
In Saft Al Laban, part of the sprawling slums covering the Giza plateau, polling stations were quiet last week, where there had been kilometre-long queues in the parliamentary contest.