From the Editors
Based on numbers reported by Egyptian media outlets, below is a summary of the constitutional referendum vote results broken down by governorate. What do these numbers tell us? In two stages of voting, average turnout across governorates was 30%, with Egyptians abroad participation being the most notable outlier with a 41% turnout rate. The only three governorates where the majority of voters elected to reject the draft constitution are Cairo, Gharbiyya, and ...Keep Reading »
Rayna Stamboliyska is a PhD candidate in bioinformatics at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany. She is also a freelance writer with a particular interest in health issues and freedom of speech in the Middle East, with particular focus on freedom of expression online. She is also a member of The Center for Mideastern Studies in Bulgaria. She tweets under @MaliciaRogue.