Gallery: Egyptians go to polls for new president

ByELIEZER SHERMAN
May 23, 2012 21:28

Mursi, Fotouh and Sabahy are considered the leading candidates in the race.




Egyptians line up to vote in Egypt

Egyptians line up to vote in Egypt 370. (photo credit:Eliezer Sherman)

Egyptian voters went to the polls in what is being touted as the country's first free presidential election.

The momentous event came after a popular revolt swept President
Hosni Mubarak from power 15 months ago.

The absence of reliable opinion polls makes the election particularly difficult to predict.

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Mohamed Mursi, Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh and Hamdeen Sabahy are considered the three leading candidates in the race.

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