The ballot count so far from Egypt’s referendum on a new constitution shows an overwhelming majority has endorsed the draft charter, a senior Egyptian election official says.
He said unofficial results, after most of ballots have been counted, indicate that more than 90% of the voters said “yes” to the constitution.
The official declined to give an estimate on the final turnout.
The vote held on Tuesday and yesterday, is a milestone for Egypt’s interim government, installed by the military after the ousting last July of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
Mr Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood has boycotted the referendum.