Polling stations have officially closed, amid continuing reports of polling stations around the country closing as early as 9:00 pm. Results from polling stations that closed began to trickle. Egypt Independent provides live updates of the vote counting as it unfolds.
11:00 pm: Youssef Ragab, a journalist in Qena, told Egypt Independent that at least 15 polling stations were closed there before 9:30 pm. In northern Qena, two polling stations in Nagaa Hammadi reported their results. In the village of Hamra Doum, 230 voters said “yes” and 19 said “no,” while in Abu Hozam 238 said “yes” and 28 voted “no.”
The operation room of the National Salvation Front said that the first polling station in Luxor had announced its results, with 487 voters saying “yes” while 240 voters said “no.”
The Delta city of Qalyubiya also reported its first results from Shibin al-Qanater, where 132 voters said “no” and 112 said “yes.” Two other polling stations in Qalyubiya also announced results at 10:00 pm. The al-Qasheesh polling station in Shibin al-Kanater reported that 236 voters approved the constitution and 108 rejected it, while in Tookh 640 voters approved and 434 rejected the constitution.Tags: Youssef Ragab, polling stations, Egypt Independent, National Salvation Front, northern Qena, polling station