May 28th, 2012
03:11 PM ET

Outer Circle: Egypt set for presidential runoff

First round votes are still being counted in Egypt's landmark election but early results today suggest the country is headed for a runoff.
The top two candidates so far are a former Mubarak regime official and a member of the Muslim brotherhood.
Hala Gorani is in Cairo watching the results come in. We asked her how Egyptian voters are reacting to the early results.

Runoff set for Egypt's presidential election

A representative of the old guard will face off against a representative of the Muslim Brotherhood in a runoff election for the presidency of Egypt, an election official said Monday.

Based on results from the first round, which was held Wednesday and Thursday, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi will face former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik, Farouk Sultan, head of Egypt's Election Commission, told reporters in Cairo.


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