FJP Press Release # 8,First Phase – Shura Council Elections Results
Judicial committees overseeing the re-election in Menoufia and Qena provinces in Egypt have announced the results for the first phase of the Shura Council elections 2012, with candidates of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) winning Professionals and Workers ‘individual’ seats in Qena and Menoufia. Also, the FJP candidate list for the governorates of Qena and Menoufia has the most seats (more than 50%). Thus, 25 of the party’s candidates contesting individual seats have won, out of the total 27 candidates who contested this round. Meanwhile, the party won more than 49% of the seats in the candidate lists for this phase, i.e. 60 seats.