(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)
The parliamentary elections in Egypt went over three rounds from the ninth of November to the seventh of December. The election concerned a total of 444 seats in the 454-seat parliament, the Egyptian president elects the last ten. These appointments are often used to increase the role of minorities and women in parliament. President Hosni Mubarak has appointed five members of the Coptic minority and five women to these seats. This gives six Christian members of parliament and nine women, respectively. Egyptian women were given the right to vote and stand for election. . .
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