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The faces of Egypt's voters
Residents of Alexandria describe the feeling of taking part in historic election to choose the country's next president.
Last Modified: 23 May 2012 21:52


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"I feel proud because it's the first time I vote for president and get to learn about his programme for Egypt. It's very new for us. Egypt is flourishing and recovering." - Menna Saleh, 21
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"It seems good until now, but it's the counting process that matters. This is my third time ever voting, all since the revolution [referendum, parliamentary and now presidential]. I voted for Aboul Fotouh because he's a moderate." - Mustafa Nassar Lasheen, 70
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"I feel, God willing, that this will be good for the country and my vote will be considered." - Iman Hafez, 48
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"I feel comfortable, very happy. It's the first time I vote and I feel my voice is going to make a difference. This will make Egypt one of the strongest countries in the world. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi." - Mohamed Essam, 20
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"Very happy to be living in a democracy. I voted for Amr Moussa." - Randa Mofran, 49
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"It's a great day because every Egyptian can vote for his president [though] I don't know what's next." - Ibrahim al-Hagg, 58
Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
"I feel comfortable and happy that for the first time my vote is important. God willing, everything will be okay. I'm very optimistic. I voted for Amr Moussa." - Hannan Feteilha, 48
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"I'm free to choose which president would represent me. I was hoping for a long time that this day would come. Everything will improve. Even if someone wins whom I didn't choose, I will respect him because he's the choice of the majority." - Mohamed Ahmed Hendy, 28
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"I don't feel happy because there was a lack of information [before the elections]. The media is only focusing on the Muslim Brotherhood and not the other candidates. The Brotherhood uses Islam, but it's far from Islam. They say one thing and do something else." - Hassan Kamal Mustafa, 59
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"I hope the outcome will be good. It's unclear what's next. I hope I can be optimistic. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi, and he's the only one who represents the revolution." - Nabil Shikry Anis, 56
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"I feel very happy and I hope whoever is best will win the elections. I hope democracy will last for my children and grandchildren. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi because I feel he was the closest to the people. He feels the suffering of the Egyptians." - Zizi Ali, 60
Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
"I feel great, thank God. For the first time all segments of Egypt are voting for their president without pressure from anyone. Muslims, Christians, everyone. God willing, it will be good for Egypt." - Samir Zaky Shehata, 73
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"I'm extremely happy my voice and my vote count in choosing who's going to rule Egypt. I hope that we'll see better days ... and that our problems will be solved. I always voted ... but I didn't feel it counted when Hosni Mubarak would take 99 per cent." - Abdel Moneim Akl, 75
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"I thank God for the opportunity [to elect our president]. I thought the day would never come. I'm optimistic. I voted for Aboul Fotouh but I'll be happy with the majority. We all need to work to make Egypt better." - Riham Mustafa, 20
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"I really hope that the best person for the country wins and that my children will have a better life than I did." - Abdel Karim Hassan, 58
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"I'm happy that for the first time we are voting for our president. Now the term will be four years and if he doesn't do what the people want, they wont accept it. I'm not happy with the turnout. I'm going to go home and tell everyone to come vote." - Sahar Samir Zaky, 43
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"I'm happy, it's the first time I ever voted. I don't know how to describe it. God willing, it'll be good for Egypt. I voted for Ahmed Shafiq." - Assaf Saad Assaf, 62
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"This is the first time I've voted and I know my canddaite might win. God willing, it's better for the country. The revolution made me believe. If it wasn't for the revolution we'd have Gamal Mubarak right now." - Islam Mohamed, 22
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"I feel we finally have dignity and we can vote for who we want. God willing, it will be good for the country. I voted for Mohamed Morsi." - Sahar Mohamed, 39
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"I'm worried and waiting for the results. Ahmed Shafiq, the candidate I voted for, is being attacked a lot now, as during the revolution." - Ahmed Mohamed Sharikawy, 32
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"I hope these elections are good for the country and better than what we had in the past. We want the right to work and things to be more affordable. We want a better life. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi." - Nahla Mahmoud, 28
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"Thank God. There were no problems, nothing. I feel good. I would've never imagined this day would come. I voted for Amr Moussa." - Samra al-Sayed, 52
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"Today is a good day. We want someone to run the country. It'll be the prosperous country that it deserves to be. I voted for Amr Moussa because he knows the country." - Ali Ibrahim Fouda, 59
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"I really hope the winning candidate will focus on the youth and creating jobs. We have to thank the martyrs who gave their lives for this day to happen. Before I voted I said a prayer in remembrance of them. I voted for Aboul Fotouh." - Ahmad Alaa, 21
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"This is the first I feel alive. Before I felt like I didn't exist. But that all changed when we began saying "no". I voted for Mohamed Morsi." - Gihad Said Narasani, 20
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"I've never felt this happy before. All I can think of is the martyrs; I feel their dreams are starting to become realised. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi." - Mona Mohamed, 22
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"For the first time I can choose the president of my country. Hopefully it will be better. But it depends on who wins, if the person is good or not. The elections could be forged. I voted for Mohamed Morsi because of his [Islamic] renaissance project for Egypt." - Abeer Al-Sayed, 31
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"We voted and we're going to see a new president who will hopefully be good for the country." - Sayed al-Sayed, 51
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"Today's a celebration because Egypt is going forward. I voted for Ahmed Shafiq because he is a military man and Egypt needs someone from the military. I voted for the Muslim Brotherhood [in parliamentary elections last year] and they turned out to be liars." - Abdel Rahim Abdel Wahab, 58
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"Today for the first time I'm voting for my president. It's a great feeling." - Emad al-Din, 32
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"I feel proud because it(***)s the first time I vote for president and get to learn about his programme for Egypt. It(***)s very new for us. Egypt is flourishing and recovering." - Menna Saleh, 21;*;"It seems good until now, but it(***)s the counting process that matters. This is my third time ever voting, all since the revolution [referendum, parliamentary and now presidential]. I voted for Aboul Fotouh because he(***)s a moderate." - Mustafa Nassar Lasheen, 70;*;"I feel, God willing, that this will be good for the country and my vote will be considered." - Iman Hafez, 48;*;"I feel comfortable, very happy. It(***)s the first time I vote and I feel my voice is going to make a difference. This will make Egypt one of the strongest countries in the world. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi." - Mohamed Essam, 20;*;"Very happy to be living in a democracy. I voted for Amr Moussa." - Randa Mofran, 49 ;*;"It(***)s a great day because every Egyptian can vote for his president [though] I don(***)t know what(***)s next." - Ibrahim al-Hagg, 58;*;"I feel comfortable and happy that for the first time my vote is important. God willing, everything will be okay. I(***)m very optimistic. I voted for Amr Moussa." - Hannan Feteilha, 48;*;"I(***)m free to choose which president would represent me. I was hoping for a long time that this day would come. Everything will improve. Even if someone wins whom I didn(***)t choose, I will respect him because he(***)s the choice of the majority." - Mohamed Ahmed Hendy, 28;*;"I don(***)t feel happy because there was a lack of information [before the elections]. The media is only focusing on the Muslim Brotherhood and not the other candidates. The Brotherhood uses Islam, but it(***)s far from Islam. They say one thing and do something else." - Hassan Kamal Mustafa, 59;*;"I hope the outcome will be good. It(***)s unclear what(***)s next. I hope I can be optimistic. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi, and he(***)s the only one who represents the revolution." - Nabil Shikry Anis, 56;*;"I feel very happy and I hope whoever is best will win the elections. I hope democracy will last for my children and grandchildren. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi because I feel he was the closest to the people. He feels the suffering of the Egyptians." - Zizi Ali, 60 ;*;"I feel great, thank God. For the first time all segments of Egypt are voting for their president without pressure from anyone. Muslims, Christians, everyone. God willing, it will be good for Egypt." - Samir Zaky Shehata, 73 ;*;"I(***)m extremely happy my voice and my vote count in choosing who(***)s going to rule Egypt. I hope that we(***)ll see better days ... and that our problems will be solved. I always voted ... but I didn(***)t feel it counted when Hosni Mubarak would take 99 per cent." - Abdel Moneim Akl, 75;*;"I thank God for the opportunity [to elect our president]. I thought the day would never come. I(***)m optimistic. I voted for Aboul Fotouh but I(***)ll be happy with the majority. We all need to work to make Egypt better." - Riham Mustafa, 20 ;*;"I really hope that the best person for the country wins and that my children will have a better life than I did." - Abdel Karim Hassan, 58 ;*;"I(***)m happy that for the first time we are voting for our president. Now the term will be four years and if he doesn(***)t do what the people want, they wont accept it. I(***)m not happy with the turnout. I(***)m going to go home and tell everyone to come vote." - Sahar Samir Zaky, 43;*;"I(***)m happy, it(***)s the first time I ever voted. I don(***)t know how to describe it. God willing, it(***)ll be good for Egypt. I voted for Ahmed Shafiq." - Assaf Saad Assaf, 62 ;*;"This is the first time I(***)ve voted and I know my canddaite might win. God willing, it(***)s better for the country. The revolution made me believe. If it wasn(***)t for the revolution we(***)d have Gamal Mubarak right now." - Islam Mohamed, 22 ;*;"I feel we finally have dignity and we can vote for who we want. God willing, it will be good for the country. I voted for Mohamed Morsi." - Sahar Mohamed, 39 ;*;"I(***)m worried and waiting for the results. Ahmed Shafiq, the candidate I voted for, is being attacked a lot now, as during the revolution." - Ahmed Mohamed Sharikawy, 32 ;*;"I hope these elections are good for the country and better than what we had in the past. We want the right to work and things to be more affordable. We want a better life. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi." - Nahla Mahmoud, 28 ;*;"Thank God. There were no problems, nothing. I feel good. I would(***)ve never imagined this day would come. I voted for Amr Moussa." - Samra al-Sayed, 52 ;*;"Today is a good day. We want someone to run the country. It(***)ll be the prosperous country that it deserves to be. I voted for Amr Moussa because he knows the country." - Ali Ibrahim Fouda, 59 ;*;"I really hope the winning candidate will focus on the youth and creating jobs. We have to thank the martyrs who gave their lives for this day to happen. Before I voted I said a prayer in remembrance of them. I voted for Aboul Fotouh." - Ahmad Alaa, 21 ;*;"This is the first I feel alive. Before I felt like I didn(***)t exist. But that all changed when we began saying "no". I voted for Mohamed Morsi." - Gihad Said Narasani, 20 ;*;"I(***)ve never felt this happy before. All I can think of is the martyrs; I feel their dreams are starting to become realised. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi." - Mona Mohamed, 22 ;*;"For the first time I can choose the president of my country. Hopefully it will be better. But it depends on who wins, if the person is good or not. The elections could be forged. I voted for Mohamed Morsi because of his [Islamic] renaissance project for Egypt." - Abeer Al-Sayed, 31;*;"We voted and we(***)re going to see a new president who will hopefully be good for the country." - Sayed al-Sayed, 51 ;*;"Today(***)s a celebration because Egypt is going forward. I voted for Ahmed Shafiq because he is a military man and Egypt needs someone from the military. I voted for the Muslim Brotherhood [in parliamentary elections last year] and they turned out to be liars." - Abdel Rahim Abdel Wahab, 58 ;*;"Today for the first time I(***)m voting for my president. It(***)s a great feeling." - Emad al-Din, 32 Daylife ID:
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"I feel proud because it's the first time I vote for president and get to learn about his programme for Egypt. It's very new for us. Egypt is flourishing and recovering."

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"I feel proud because it's the first time I vote for president and get to learn about his programme for Egypt. It's very new for us. Egypt is flourishing and recovering."

Menna Saleh, 21
Mustafa Nassar Lasheen, 70http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=05UY0Ef3PH47f

"It seems good until now, but it's the counting process that matters. This is my third time ever voting, all since the revolution [referendum, parliamentary and now presidential]. I hope it will be good for my kids. I voted for Aboul Fotouh because he's a moderate."

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"It seems good until now, but it's the counting process that matters. This is my third time ever voting, all since the revolution [referendum, parliamentary and now presidential]. I hope it will be good for my kids. I voted for Aboul Fotouh because he's a moderate."

Mustafa Nassar Lasheen, 70
Iman Hafez, 48 http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0bJd4N7a1nelG

"I feel, God willing, that this will be good for the country and my vote will be considered."

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"I feel, God willing, that this will be good for the country and my vote will be considered."

Iman Hafez, 48
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"I feel comfortable, very happy. It's the first time I vote and I feel my voice is going to make a difference. This will make Egypt one of the strongest countries in the world. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi."

Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=02yA4PMdnb2quMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

"I feel comfortable, very happy. It's the first time I vote and I feel my voice is going to make a difference. This will make Egypt one of the strongest countries in the world. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi."

Mohamed Essam, 20
Randa Mofran, 49http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0h1p3il30fbfZ

"Very happy to be living in a democracy. I voted for Amr Moussa."

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"Very happy to be living in a democracy. I voted for Amr Moussa."

Randa Mofran, 49
Ibrahim al-Hagg, 58http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=07UH5O16AI263

"It's a great day because every Egyptian can vote for his president [though] I don't know what's next."

Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=07UH5O16AI263Matthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

"It's a great day because every Egyptian can vote for his president [though] I don't know what's next."

Ibrahim al-Hagg, 58
Hannan Feteilha, 48http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=03vnd19eB9f7z

"I feel comfortable and happy for first time my vote is important. God willing, everything will be okay, I'm very optimistic. I voted for Amr Moussa."

Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=03vnd19eB9f7zMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

"I feel comfortable and happy for first time my vote is important. God willing, everything will be okay, I'm very optimistic. I voted for Amr Moussa."

Hannan Feteilha, 48
Mohamed Ahmed Hendy, 28http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0eNQdYY9zp4k5

"I feel I'm free to choose which president would represent me. I was hoping for a long time that this day would come. Everything will improve [after the elections]. Even if someone wins whom I didn't choose, I will respect him because he's the choice of the majority."

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"I feel I'm free to choose which president would represent me. I was hoping for a long time that this day would come. Everything will improve [after the elections]. Even if someone wins whom I didn't choose, I will respect him because he's the choice of the majority."

Mohamed Ahmed Hendy, 28
Hassan Kamal Mustafa, 59http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=05BBbQc84R3FP

"I don't feel happy because there was a lack of information [before the elections]. The media is only focusing on the Muslim Brotherhood and not the other candidates. The Brotherhood uses Islam, but it's far from Islam. They say one thing and do something else."

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"I don't feel happy because there was a lack of information [before the elections]. The media is only focusing on the Muslim Brotherhood and not the other candidates. The Brotherhood uses Islam, but it's far from Islam. They say one thing and do something else."

Hassan Kamal Mustafa, 59
Nabil Shikry Anis, 56 http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=01AB57B5s70Iv

"I hope the outcome will be good. It's unclear what's next. I hope I can be optimistic. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi, and he's the only one who represents the revolution."

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"I hope the outcome will be good. It's unclear what's next. I hope I can be optimistic. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi, and he's the only one who represents the revolution."

Nabil Shikry Anis, 56
Zizi Ali, 60http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0cMP97Aff25sYI feel very happy and I hope whoever is best will win the elections. I hope democracy will last for my children and grandchildren. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi because I feel he was the closest to the people, he feels the suffering of the Egyptians. We‚??ve been oppressed for a long time. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0cMP97Aff25sYMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI feel very happy and I hope whoever is best will win the elections. I hope democracy will last for my children and grandchildren. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi because I feel he was the closest to the people, he feels the suffering of the Egyptians. We‚??ve been oppressed for a long time. Zizi Ali, 60Samir Zaky Shehata, 73http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0czu8YWeWZ8MKI feel great, thank God. For first time all segments of Egypt are voting for their president without pressure from anyone. Muslims, Christians, everyone. God willing it will be good for Egypt. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0czu8YWeWZ8MKMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI feel great, thank God. For first time all segments of Egypt are voting for their president without pressure from anyone. Muslims, Christians, everyone. God willing it will be good for Egypt. Samir Zaky Shehata, 73Abdel Moneim Akl, 75http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=02ESfZl9EWaQOI‚??m extremely happy my voice and my vote count in choosing who‚??s going to rule Egypt. I hope that we‚??ll see better days than the past 30 years and that our problems will be solved. I always voted because it was my right, but I didn‚??t feel it counted when Hosni Mubarak would take 99 per cent. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=02ESfZl9EWaQOMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI‚??m extremely happy my voice and my vote count in choosing who‚??s going to rule Egypt. I hope that we‚??ll see better days than the past 30 years and that our problems will be solved. I always voted because it was my right, but I didn‚??t feel it counted when Hosni Mubarak would take 99 per cent. Abdel Moneim Akl, 75Riham Mustafa, 20http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=08sc5fMcwYh2UI thank God for the opportunity [to elect our president]. I thought the day would never come. I‚??m optimistic. I voted for Aboul Fotouh but I‚??ll be happy with the majority, but we all need to work to make Egypt better. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=08sc5fMcwYh2UMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI thank God for the opportunity [to elect our president]. I thought the day would never come. I‚??m optimistic. I voted for Aboul Fotouh but I‚??ll be happy with the majority, but we all need to work to make Egypt better. Riham Mustafa, 20Abdel Karim Hassan, 58http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=09eGgJ8dpM5qDI really hope that the best person for the country wins and that my children will have a better life than I did. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=09eGgJ8dpM5qDMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI really hope that the best person for the country wins and that my children will have a better life than I did. Abdel Karim Hassan, 58Sahar Samir Zaky, 43http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0bETaG79dq7fhI‚??m happy that for the first time we are voting for our president. Now the term will be four years and if he doesn‚??t do what the people want they wont accept it. They wont be patient. I‚??m not happy with the turnout. I‚??m going to go home and tell everyone to come vote. Some people are scared I don‚??t know why. It‚??s very well organised, it‚??s simple.Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0bETaG79dq7fhMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI‚??m happy that for the first time we are voting for our president. Now the term will be four years and if he doesn‚??t do what the people want they wont accept it. They wont be patient. I‚??m not happy with the turnout. I‚??m going to go home and tell everyone to come vote. Some people are scared I don‚??t know why. It‚??s very well organised, it‚??s simple.Sahar Samir Zaky, 43ASsaf Saad Assaf, 62http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=09MA0Pb0wA4cQI‚??m happy, it‚??s the first time I ever voted. I don‚??t know how to describe it. God willing it‚??ll be good for Egypt. I voted for Ahmed Shafiq. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=09MA0Pb0wA4cQMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI‚??m happy, it‚??s the first time I ever voted. I don‚??t know how to describe it. God willing it‚??ll be good for Egypt. I voted for Ahmed Shafiq. ASsaf Saad Assaf, 62Islam Mohamed, 22http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=02wE4hB4Mz8YcThis is the first time I vote and I know my canddaite might win. God willing it‚??s better for the country. The revolution made me believe. If it wasn‚??t for the revolution we‚??d have Gamal Mubarak right now. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=02wE4hB4Mz8YcMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesThis is the first time I vote and I know my canddaite might win. God willing it‚??s better for the country. The revolution made me believe. If it wasn‚??t for the revolution we‚??d have Gamal Mubarak right now. Islam Mohamed, 22Sahar Mohaemd , 39 http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=09421mmeE8efFI feel we finally have dignity and we can vote for who we want. God willing it will be good for the country. I voted for Mohamed Morsi. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=09421mmeE8efFMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI feel we finally have dignity and we can vote for who we want. God willing it will be good for the country. I voted for Mohamed Morsi. Sahar Mohaemd , 39 Ahmed Mohamed Sharikawy, 32http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=00TDf3d7jKb97I‚??m worried and waiting for the results. Ahmed Shafiq, the candidate I voted for, is being attacked a lot now and during the revolution. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=00TDf3d7jKb97Matthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI‚??m worried and waiting for the results. Ahmed Shafiq, the candidate I voted for, is being attacked a lot now and during the revolution. Ahmed Mohamed Sharikawy, 32Nahla Mahmoud, 28http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0g6JbdJds92b0I hope these elections are good for the country and better than what we had in the past. We want the right to work and things to be more affordable. We want a better life. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0g6JbdJds92b0Matthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI hope these elections are good for the country and better than what we had in the past. We want the right to work and things to be more affordable. We want a better life. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi. Nahla Mahmoud, 28Samra al-Sayed, 52http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0g6eeIo7CGcBCThank God. There were no problems, nothing. I feel good. I would‚??ve never imagined this day would come. I voted for Amr Mousa. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0g6eeIo7CGcBCMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesThank God. There were no problems, nothing. I feel good. I would‚??ve never imagined this day would come. I voted for Amr Mousa. Samra al-Sayed, 52Ali Ibrahim Fouda, 59http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0fFY7Xg8qI73zToday is a good day. We want someone to run the country. It‚??ll be the prosperous country that it deserves to be. I voted for Amr Mousa because he knows the country. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0fFY7Xg8qI73zMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesToday is a good day. We want someone to run the country. It‚??ll be the prosperous country that it deserves to be. I voted for Amr Mousa because he knows the country. Ali Ibrahim Fouda, 59Ahmad Alaa, 21http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0c6OgBxdUt72bI really hope the winning candidate will focus on the youth and creating jobs. We have to thank the martyrs who gave their lives for this day to happen. Before I voted I said a prayer in remembrance of them. I voted for Aboul Fotouh. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0c6OgBxdUt72bMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesI really hope the winning candidate will focus on the youth and creating jobs. We have to thank the martyrs who gave their lives for this day to happen. Before I voted I said a prayer in remembrance of them. I voted for Aboul Fotouh. Ahmad Alaa, 21Gihad Said Narasani, 20http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=08FT0iw3zw3pDThis is the first I feel alive. Before I felt like I didn‚??t exist. But that all changed when we began saying ‚??no.‚?? I voted for Mohamed Morsi. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=08FT0iw3zw3pDMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesThis is the first I feel alive. Before I felt like I didn‚??t exist. But that all changed when we began saying ‚??no.‚?? I voted for Mohamed Morsi. Gihad Said Narasani, 20Mona Mohamed, 22http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=07b13YBeHN21eIve never felt this happy before. All I can think of is the martyrs; I feel their dreams are starting to become realised. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=07b13YBeHN21eMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesIve never felt this happy before. All I can think of is the martyrs; I feel their dreams are starting to become realised. I voted for Hamdeen Sabahi. Mona Mohamed, 22Abeer Al-Sayed, 31http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0d9C0IGgRn4bzFirst time I can choose the president of my country. Hopefully it will be better, but it depends on who wins, if the person is good or not. The elections could be forged. I voted for Mohamed Morsi because of his al-Nahda project for Egypt. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0d9C0IGgRn4bzMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesFirst time I can choose the president of my country. Hopefully it will be better, but it depends on who wins, if the person is good or not. The elections could be forged. I voted for Mohamed Morsi because of his al-Nahda project for Egypt. Abeer Al-Sayed, 31Sayed al-Sayed, 51http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=084H5SB9go5XnWe voted and we‚??re going to see a new president who will hopefully be good for the country. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=084H5SB9go5XnMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesWe voted and we‚??re going to see a new president who will hopefully be good for the country. Sayed al-Sayed, 51Abdel Rahim Abdel Wahab Abdel Rahim, 58 http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=07fHao73Gu9j0Today‚??s a celebration because Egypt is going forward. I voted for Ahmed Shafiq because he is a military man and Egypt needs someone from the military. I voted for the Muslim Brotherhood [in parliamentary elections last year] and they turned out to be liars. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=07fHao73Gu9j0Matthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesToday‚??s a celebration because Egypt is going forward. I voted for Ahmed Shafiq because he is a military man and Egypt needs someone from the military. I voted for the Muslim Brotherhood [in parliamentary elections last year] and they turned out to be liars. Abdel Rahim Abdel Wahab Abdel Rahim, 58 Emad al-Din, 32http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0bC98lF7048wNToday for the first time I‚??m voting for my president. It‚??s a great feeling. Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1337803920287?image_id=0bC98lF7048wNMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesToday for the first time I‚??m voting for my president. It‚??s a great feeling. Emad al-Din, 32


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