Gallery: Egyptians go to polls for new president

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

Egyptians line up to vote in Egypt 370 (photo credit: Eliezer Sherman)
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.
Ripped poster of Moussa, posters of Abol Fotouh
Egyptian flags in Tahrir Square
Men and women waiting to vote in Cairo
Men standing in line to vote
Billboard of Amr Moussa in Cairo
Woman walks by car sporting Mohamed Mursi posters
Poster of Ahmed Shafik in downtown Cairo
Mohamed Mursi, Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh and Hamdeen Sabahy are considered the three leading candidates in the race.
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