Voting Begins In Egyptian Presidential Election05:21

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Voters casts ballots Monday in Egypt, the first of three days of voting that will decide if the incumbent president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, will get a second term. It's all but assured he will because he has just one opponent: the little-known leader of the El-Ghad Party, Moussa Mostafa Moussa.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with NPR's Jane Arraf (@janearraf) in Cairo.

This segment aired on March 26, 2018.

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