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Egyptian president runs with little contest

Egypt's first day of voting felt more like a carnival than a contest. At every polling station, loud speakers blared popular nationalist songs as people of every age danced in the streets. Observers have widely called the vote a farce, seeing it more as a referendum on President Sisi than a free and fair election.

Egyptian president runs with little contest

Egypt's first day of voting felt more like a carnival than a contest. At every polling station, loud speakers blared popular nationalist songs as people of every age danced in the streets. Observers have widely called the vote a farce, seeing it more as a referendum on President Sisi than a free and fair election.