2015 Parliamentary Election in Egypt: Promising Messages for the Pro-Democracy Camp

Mohammad Affan | 23 December 2015

The first Egyptian parliamentary elections since the military coup were conducted between October 17th and December 2nd this year. Although many observers have underestimated this election and its political significance, it nonetheless offers important insights into the nature of the evolving authoritarian regime in Egypt and clues as to the future of its democratic transformation.