Polling stations have opened ahead of the first day of voting in the presidential elections' run-offs. The run-offs are held between the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsy and former Prime Minister Ahmad Shafiq. Both candidates have made it to the final round of elections after they secured 5,764,952 and 5,505,327 votes respecitvely in the first round held in May. The run-offs are taking place in some 13,101 polling stations nation wide. The elections are supervised by 14,509 judges, with the help of employees from the Ministry of Justice. Vote counting is expected to begin on Monday and the final results are expected to be announced on Thursday.
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