About 28 percent of voters cast ballots in Egypt's staggered parliamentary election dominated by pro-government candidates following a crackdown on the main Islamist opposition group, the election committee announced Friday.
Ayman Abbas, head of the election committee, announced at a press conference that 28.3 percent of voters, roughly 15 million people out of a total of some 53 million, had cast ballots in voting that took place over more than six weeks.
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