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May 23rd, 2012
01:33 PM ET

Outer Circle: Egyptian elections...first presidential election in 5000 years

We start our Outer Circle with Egypt. Egyptians go to the polls  to vote for president, in the first democratic presidential elections in the country's history. Voting will last two days, with a likely run-off in mid June if no candidate gets more than fifty percent of the votes.

Ben Wedeman is in Cairo. We asked him what concerns are driving voters as they go to the polls?


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