Egypt's 2015 Parliamentary Elections: Assessing the New Electoral System
International Affairs and Global Strategy ISSN 2224-574X (Paper) ISSN 2224-8951 (Online) Vol.44, 2016
10 Pages Posted: 1 Nov 2016
Date Written: May 30, 2016
After investigating the New Egyptian Mixed (Parallel) Electoral System using both qualitative and quantitative analysis, it was concluded that the system applied for the first time in 2015 has its advantages but needs amendments.These amendments are necessary due to four factors: shortcomings within the within the electoral list, shortcomings within the constituency divisions, shortcomings within the Egyptian legal framework and shortcomings related to the single-member district (individual candidate) system.
Keywords: Egyptian Electoral System, Two Round System, Party Block vote, quota
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