El-Sisi reigns supreme, unopposed except IS. Opposition remnants call for early elections and warn of a coup or chaos. The Egyptian people are the wild card.
Polls closed Monday night in the first round of the Egyptian election for the House of Representatives, with voters casting their ballots in 14 regions including Alexandria. There were no major security incidents. Exceptionally low turnout has widely been interpreted as a sign El-Sisi’s personality cult is diminishing, something Egyptian authorities have been quick to deny.