Historic vote is today

Egypt’s presidential elections are today. These elections are historic for the nation, which has spent decades under military rule. The Guardian is calling this the first elections ever that the voters didn’t know in advance who the winner would be. Egypt was under the 30-year military rule of Hosni Mubarack, who was ousted from office in February of last year after 18-day Egyptian Revolution. Turnout is expected to be high, with 50-million people registered to vote for a new leader who will lead the transition from a military to civilian government.

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