ElectionGudie

Sept. 7, 2005 Held

7,305,036
Voted
Egypt

Arab Republic of Egypt

Election for President

Results

22%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:7,305,036
Valid Votes:7,131,851
Invalid Votes:173,185

Candidates:

Mohamed Hosni MUBARAK6,316,784

88.57

Ayman Abdel Aziz NOUR540,405

7.58

Noman Khalil GOMAA208,891

2.93

Osama Abdel Shafi SHALTOUT29,857

0

Wahid Fakhry AL UKSORY11,881

0

Ibrahim Mohamed Abdel Monem TORK5,831

0

Mamdouh Mohamed Ahmed QENAWY5,481

0

Ahmed Al Sabahi AWADALLAH4,393

0

Fawzi Khalil GHAZAL4,222

0

Al Said Refaat Mohamed AL AGROUDY4,106

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Egypt

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Mohamed Hosni MUBARAK
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ahmed NAZIF
  • Assembly: Egypt has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the People's Assembly (Majlis al-Sha'b) with 454 seats and the Advisory Council (Majlis al-Shura) with 264 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 6-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the president with the approval of the parliament.
  • In the People's Assembly (Majlis al-Sha'b), 444 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms and 10 members are appointed by the president to serve 5-year terms. In the Advisory Council (Majlis al-Shura), 176 members are elected by popular vote to serve 6-year terms and 88 members are appointed by the president to serve 6-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Mohamed Hosni MUBARAK
    • Party: National Democratic Party
  • Ayman Abdel Aziz NOUR
    • Party: Tomorrow (Al Ghad) Party
  • Noman Khalil GOMAA
    • Party: Al Wafd Party
  • Osama Abdel Shafi SHALTOUT
    • Party: The Solidarity (Al Takaful) Party
  • Wahid Fakhry AL UKSORY
    • Party: The Egyptian Socialist Arab (Misr Al Arabi Al Ishtraki) Party
  • Ibrahim Mohamed Abdel Monem TORK
    • Party: The Democratic Union (Al Itihad Al Demoqrati) Party
  • Mamdouh Mohamed Ahmed QENAWY
    • Party: The Social Constitutional (Al Dustour Al Igtima'i) Party
  • Ahmed Al Sabahi AWADALLAH
    • Party: The Nation (Al Ummah) Party
  • Fawzi Khalil GHAZAL
    • Party: Egypt 2000 (Misr 2000) Party
  • Al Said Refaat Mohamed AL AGROUDY
    • Party: The National Conciliation (Al Wifaq Al Qawmy) Party

Last Presidential election:

  • A national referendum was held on September 26, 1999 to validate the nomination of Hosni MUBARAK as president by the People's Assembly.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 77,505,756 (July 2005 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 31,826,284 ( 2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 74,942,115 (2005)

·         Is Egypt a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (16 July 1980)

·         Has Egypt ratified CEDAW: Yes (18 September 1981)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 11 (following the 2000 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 108 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very High (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Egypt a signatory to CRPD: Yes (4 April 2007)

·         Has Egypt ratified CRPD: Yes (14 April 2008)

·         Population with a disability: 10,250,235 (est.)