18 candidates in the run-off for the second elections’ phase

Cairo December 1st, 2015

18 candidates in the run-off for the second elections’ phase
The candidates compete in mobilizing female voters

As the Operations Room of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) continues monitoring the parliamentary elections from a gender-perspective, it has been following closely the run-offs that started on the 1st of December in the following governorates:
Cairo, Qalioubiya, Daqahliya, Menoufiya, Gharbiya, Kafr El-Sheikh, Sharqiya, Damietta, Port Said, Ismailia, Suez, North Sinai, and South Sinai governorates.
At this stage of the elections, 18 female candidates out of the 426 candidates (4.22%) are competing over the independent candidates’ seats. However, the competition on the party-list seats was resolved from the first round for “In love for Egypt” list wining.
The 18 candidates competing in the run-offs are; four in Cairo, three in Daqahliya, five in Sharqiya, two in Gharbiya , two in Qalioubiya, one in Port Said and one in Damietta.
14 out of the 18 candidates are independent candidates and only 4 are supported by political parties. One of the four candidates supported by political parties is supported by Wafd Party, two supported by the Free Egyptians Party, and one by the Democratic Peace Party.
The following table show more details about the 18 candidates;

Candidates Constituency Governorate Party Affiliation
1 Fatma Sayed Mohamed Hassan Naoot Heliopolis & Nozha

Cairo Wafd

2 Mona Gab-Allah Abdullah Ghaly Monshaat Naser & Gamalyah Free Egyptians


4 Dina abdel-Aziz Mohamed El-Sayed
Manal Khalifa
Helwan & Maasrah
5 Inas Abdel-Halim Madint El-Mansoura Daqahliya
Free Egyptians
6 Amal Hassan Hassan Ahmed Tarabeeh Mnyat El-Nasr Independent
7 Leila El-Refaay Aga Independent
8 Eman Salem Mohamed Salem Khedr Zagazig & Kanayat
9 Sahar Ahmed Fekry Othman Mashtool & Al-sook
10 Abeer El-Sayed Mahmoud Mnya El-Kamh
Nosylah Ismail Ahmed Swaillam
Malak Ali Gomaa Salama Fakos
Kafr Sakr

14 Amal Ibrahim Abdel-Hameed

Naamat Rashed Mohamed Ahmed Kamr Kafr El-Zayat
Gharbiya Independent


Madint Al-Mahala
15 Ghada Sakr Madint & Markz Damietta Damietta Independent

17 Vivian Adly Ghabrial

Soraya Mohamed Ismail Awel Shobra El-Khima
Thany Shobra El-Khima

Qalioubiya Democratic Peace

18 Rania El-Sadat 3rd constituency Port Said Independent

The first day of the run-offs witnessed low turnout in general with the women and the elderly having the highest rate.
It should be noted that the candidates compete in mobilizing the female voters in the tuk-tuk vehicles, in addition to buying their votes for the candidates’ interests.
For contacting the Operations Room use the following numbers:
Or Facebook page

This entry was posted in Latest. Bookmark the permalink.

Related stories

  • For the First Time … Six Female Ministers in the Egyptian Cabinet

    January 16, 2018  |  0 comments

    (Cairo, January 15th, 2018) ECWR expresses its welcome and support for the Parliament’s approval on the ministerial reshuffle yesterday, in which four different ministries were reshuffled, women’s share includes two ministers. Women have received a half of the partial ministerial reshuffle. This reshuffle represents a shift in terms of increasing the number of female ministers, and the type of ministries. … Continue reading

  • Be Aware of Your Rights

    November 26, 2017  |  0 comments

     “Press release  “Be aware of your rights  ECWR Launches “Be Aware of Your Rights” Campaign for Combating Violence Against Women (Cairo November 25th, 2017) The 16 Days of Activism for Combating Violence Against Women start every year on the 25th of November till the 10th December, the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and that’s because women’s rights are … Continue reading

  • Hakayat Nehad

    October 10, 2017  |  0 comments

    Promo of the TV show “Hakayat Nehad”: As a result of the success of the radio show “Hia w Akhawtha”, Al-Hahera w Al-Nas TV channel has launched the TV show “Hakayat Nehad”, Nehad’s Stories, inspired by its social corporate responsibility. The program presents 5-7 minutes video stories that were aired in February 2017 succeeding in reaching out to more than six … Continue reading


    August 1, 2017  |  0 comments

    A grantee of the FGE   TERMS OF REFERENCE FINAL PROGRAMME EVALUATION Type of Contract: Consultancy Based in: Egypt Consulting days:One month and half Time period: 26th Sept. – 29th Nov. 2017 Application Deadline: Wednesday 20th of Sept. 2017 to read the full Final Evaluation ToR – ECWR  Background The multi-donor Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment … Continue reading