12 successful female candidates on individual seats out of 18

Cairo, 3rd of December 2015

12 successful female candidates on individual seats out of 18

Initial results of the run offs of the second stage of Egypt’s Parliamentary

The run -offs for the second stage of Egypt’s Parliamentary elections 2015
concluded on Wednesday, 2nd of December, with 18 female candidates running
out of 462 representing 4.22%. The initial results show the 12 women won out
of the 18 female candidates.

  • Candidates – Constituency – Governorate – Party Affiliation
  1. Mona Gab-Allah Abdullah Ghaly – Monshaat Naser&Gamalyah – Cairo – Free Egyptians
  2. Donia abdel-Aziz Mohamed El-Sayed – Helwan & Maasrah – Independent
  3. Inas Abdel-Halim – Madint El-Mansoura – Daqahliya – Free Egyptians
  4. Amal Hassan Hassan Ahmed Tarabeeh – Mnyat El-Nasr – Daqahliya – Independent
  5. Eman Salem Mohamed Salem Khedr – Zagazig & Kanayat – Sharqiya – Independent
  6. Sahar Ahmed Fekry Othman – Mashtool& Al-sook – Sharqiya – Independent
  7. Abeer El-Sayed Mahmoud – Mnya El-Kamh – Sharqiya – Independent
  8. Nosylah Ismail Ahmed Swaillam – Fakos – Sharqiya – Independent
  9. Naamat Rashed Mohamed Ahmed Kamr – Madint Al-Mahala – Gharbiya – Democratic Peace
  10. Ghada Moussa Sakr – Madint & Markz Damietta – Damietta – Independent
  11. Soraya Mohamed Ismail – Thany Shobra El-Khima – Qalioubiya – Independent
  12. Rania El-Sadat – 3rd constituency – Port Said – Independent

Hence, the results of the first stage and the initial results of the second
stage of the Parliamentary elections indicate the success of 73 female MPs
out of 596 representing 14.4%. There will be also 14 women appointed to the
Parliament by the President according to the enacted Parliamentary law, so
there will be 87 female MPs in the upcoming Parliament 2015. Thereby, the
upcoming Parliament will have the highest representation of women in the
Egypt’s history.

Despite the fact that the electoral system on individual system was not fair
to women, women were able to win the unprecedented number of individual

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