Fair elections?

The BBC reports “President Mohammed Morsi has called parliamentary elections, starting on 27 April and end in June. A presidential decree said voting would take place in four regional stages, due to a shortage of election supervisors. Mr Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood movement hope the election will put an end to increasingly vocal opposition and street protests, analysts say”.


2 Responses to “Fair elections?”

  1. Elections suspended | Order and Tradition Says:

    […] elections that were meant to take place in April have now been suspended by the Egyptian courts. The New York Times reports, […]

  2. “Institutional logjam” | Order and Tradition Says:

    […] would a be concern for most normal politicians, given the powers Morsi has, as well as previous precedent, the indications of free and fair elections are not […]

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