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Egyptian presidential election

Polls have reopened in Egypt in the first democratic presidential election in the country's history. The country has been under military rule since Hosni Mubarak was ousted from power during the Arab Spring last year.

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Reports: Low turnout in Egyptian elections

Early reports suggest that voter turnout is not as high as it was during the Egyptian parliamentary elections in November 2011, although it is a mixed picture across the country.

People are speculating on Twitter about why this may be, with some suggesting that the absence of the threat of fines or the weather could be a factor.

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