Voting Patterns in Post-Mubarak Egypt

Voting Patterns in Post-Mubarak Egypt

Jeffrey Martini
Stephen M. Worman
Copyright Date: 2013
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 16
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt5hhwd0
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    Voting Patterns in Post-Mubarak Egypt
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    To help U.S. policymakers and Middle East watchers better understand voting patterns in Egypt, RAND researchers identified regional voting trends and where Islamists are strongest. It appears they may face increasing challenges.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8337-1
    Subjects: History, Religion, Political Science

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  1. Voting Patterns in Post-Mubarak Egypt
    (pp. 1-16)
    Jeffrey Martini and Stephen M. Worman

    The purpose of this report is to help U.S. policymakers and Middle East watchers better understand voting patterns in Egypt since the 2011 revolution. While much has been written on the electoral strength of Islamists, most analysis has dealt with Egypt at the national level, ignoring regional divides within the country. In contrast, this report identifies the areas within Egypt where Islamist parties run strongest and the areas where non-Islamists are most competitive.

    To address this issue, the authors analyze electoral data from Egypt’s four major votes since the revolution, presented in governorate-level maps that depict sub-national voting patterns. The...