New presidential elections proposed in Egypt

Egypt Proposes Competitive Presidential Elections

According to a Huffington Post article, Egypt is proposing competitive presidential elections.

A constitutional reform panel is imposing a two-term limit on future presidents.

Candidates are allowed to run if they:

  • Collect 30,000 signatures from 15 of Egypt’s 29 provinces
  • Receiving the approval of at least 30 members of the elected parliament
  • Or, representing a party with at least one lawmaker in parliament

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About Marlena Chertock

Marlena Chertock's first collection of poetry, On that one-way trip to Mars, is available from Bottlecap Press. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Marketplace, and WTOP. Her poems and fiction has appeared in The Deaf Poets Society, Moonsick Magazine, and Paper Darts.
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