CAIRO – Egyptian presidential candidate Hazem Omar cast his ballot in the country’s 2024 presidential election, that kicked off 9:00 am Sunday.
In statements to MENA after having cast his vote, the presidential hopeful voiced appreciation to all his supporters for the great efforts they exerted over the past period.
The balloting process, which will last for three days, is held under full judicial supervision.
The candidates running for the presidency include incumbent President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who is running for a third term in office and whose electoral symbol is a star; Farid Zahran, the leftist opposition Social Democratic Party candidate with the sun as his electoral symbol; Abdel-Sanad Yamama, candidate of the Wafd party who has chosen the palm tree as his electoral symbol; and Hazem Omar, the Republican People’s Party candidate, with the ladder as his electoral symbol.
The final result will be announced on December 18 if no run-off is required.