Egyptians Vote Freely for a Leader Today, First Time in 29 Years

Egyptians Vote Freely for a Leader Today, First Time in 29 Years

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voting-in-indonesiaEgyptians relished their first free leadership vote on Wednesday, with Islamists pitted against secular figures in a contest unthinkable before a popular revolt swept President Hosni Mubarak from power 15 months ago.

“I will vote today, no matter what,” said one citizen. “It is a historic thing to do.”

No one knows who will win the presidency, but Egyptians are enjoying the uniqueness of such presidential uncertainty.

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