Egypt goes to polls in first competitive presidential election

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Egyptian voters line up to cast ballots in Basateen, a southern suburb of Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. On Wednesday morning, Egypt commenced two days of presidential voting after 16 months of interim rule by the Supreme Council of Armed Forces. This election is the first free and fair presidential race since the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak.
Egyptian voters line up to cast ballots in Basateen, a southern suburb of Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. On Wednesday morning, Egypt commenced two days of presidential voting after 16 months of interim rule by the Supreme Council of Armed Forces. This election is the first free and fair presidential race since the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak.
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Egypt goes to polls in first competitive presidential election

Updated