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What Egyptians and others are saying online as voting begins

May 23, 2012 | 10:46 am

Egyptians headed to the polls today to replace deposed leader Hosni Mubarak, casting their ballots for a new president to lead the country in the aftermath of its Arab Spring revolt. Here's a glimpse of what Egyptians and outsiders witnessing its historic elections are saying and sharing online as the voting begins:


For many in Egypt, election is not about Islam 

Egyptians wait in long lines to vote for Mubarak's successor

Egypt presidential race gets new twist: Mubarak-era figure surges 

-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles