An Egyptian woman ticks her ballot as she votes at a polling station in the northern port city of Alexandria's eastern Bakus district, on the third day of voting in the 2018 presidential elections on March 28, 2018. / AFP / STRINGER
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Egyptians were voting on Wednesday in the third day of a presidential election guaranteed to give a second term to Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, leaving turnout as the only contest.Sisi won his first term in 2014, a year after the former army chief ousted his Islamist predecessor Mohammad Morsi following mass protests against him.He won that election with 96.9 percent of the vote, against a left-wing candidate.Some 60 million people in Egypt, the most populated Arab country, were registered to vote on March 26, 27, and 28 .In the 2014 election, turnout reached 37 percent after the polling, initially planned for two days, was extended by a day.The election authority denied polling would be extended for a fourth day in this election.
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