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23/05/2012 Egypt holds the Arab world's first competitive presidential vote

Following the second round, with a voter turnout of 52%, Egypt's election commission announced that Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi had won Egypt's presidential elections. Morsi won by a narrow margin over Ahmed Shafik, the final prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.


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