Egypt’s presidential election front-runners

After decades of autocratic rule, Egypt will hold its first post-revolt presidential election Wednesday and Thursday, with an expected run-off vote in June between the top two finishers. The race has been a showdown between leading Islamists and figures from former president Hosni Mubarak’s 29-year rule. Here is a look at five of the 13 candidates in the running:

Front-runners in Egypt’s presidential election
Source: Associated Press. The Washington Post. Published on May 22, 2012, 9:15 p.m.
 
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