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How many people vote in Egypt?

How many people vote in Egypt?

Suffrage is universal and compulsory for every Egyptian citizen over 18. Failure to vote can result in fine or even imprisonment, but in practice a significant percentage of eligible voters do not vote. About 63 million voters are registered to vote out of a population of more than 100 million.

Which country has the lowest voting age?

Those with a national minimum age of 17 include East Timor, Greece, Indonesia, North Korea, South Sudan and Sudan. The minimum age is 16 in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, Malta, Nicaragua, Scotland and Wales, and the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey (three self-governing British Crown Dependencies).

What is lower voter turnout?

In general, low turnout is attributed to disillusionment, indifference, or a sense of futility (the perception that one’s vote won’t make any difference).

Is there freedom of speech in Egypt?

Freedom of speech. The Press Law, Publications Law, and the penal code of Egypt regulate and govern the press. According to these, criticism of the president can be punished by fines or imprisonment.

Is Egypt democratic?

The politics of Egypt are based on republicanism, with a semi-presidential system of government. The current political system was established following the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

Which country has mandatory voting laws?

15), Costa Rica (No. 19), and Belgium (No. 33) are the only nations having compulsory voting.

Can you vote at 16 in Australia?

The electoral roll is a list of all eligible citizens who are registered to vote in federal elections and referendums. Can I enrol? have lived at your current address for at least a month. If you are 16 or 17, you can enrol now so when you turn 18 you’ll be ready to vote.

Do Cubans get vote?

Cuba is a one-party state, with the Communist Party of Cuba being described as the “superior driving force of the society and the state” in the Constitution of Cuba, and all other political parties are illegal. Elections in Cuba are not democratic because the government does not allow free and fair voting.

Which countries have compulsory voting?

Appendix G – Countries with compulsory voting

Country Status* Population *
Argentina Free 36 900 000
Australia Free 19 900 000
Austria Free 8 200 000
Belgium Free 10 400 000

Is Egypt a peaceful country?

Egypt still ranks in the bottom quadrant of the 2019 Global Peace Index, at 136.