CAIRO - Egypt's new constitution, which was drafted by an
Islamist-dominated assembly, was approved by 64 percent of voters in a two-round
referendum, an official in the Muslim Brotherhood said on Sunday citing the
group's unofficial tally.
The result followed votes held on Dec. 15 and
"According to our calculations, the final result of the
second round is 71 percent voting 'yes' and the overall result (of the two
rounds) is 63.8 percent," the official, who was in an operations room monitoring
the vote, told Reuters.
The same figures were used by a Brotherhood-run