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Links to breaking news and analyses on the 2011 Egyptian parliamentary elections

Our political map of Egypt


Get the full size map and more details on parties and coalitions here, a document prepared by Jacopo Carbonari.

Also see this chart on the electoral process.

Other resources

  • The Atlantic Council’s Egypt Source is headed by longtime Egypt expert Michele Dunne, formerly of the Carnegie Endowment, and includes a diversity of bloggers

  • The Carnegie Endownment’s Guide to Egypt’s Transition has the most recent research by their analysts and outlines of personalities, parties, and the legal framework.

  • Jadaliyya has a special Egypt elections page with primers on personalities and parties.

  • The recognized leader on election issues in the International Foundation for Electoral System, whose Egypt page has various papers on the details electoral of the electoral system. I think it’s telling of what they must think of Egypt’s utterly flawed, badly prepared electoral system that the Egypt country director has just released a paper called Strategic Planning for Effective Electoral Management.

  • Egypt Electionaire has a simple questionaire to find out which party is closest to your beliefs.

  • The Egypt-centered blog/news website Bikya Masr has party profiles.

  • The Guardian has published an election primer.