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  5/3/2012, Iyar 11, 5772

Egyptian Poll: Close between Moussa and Al Futuh


A tight race is forecast between former Arab League secretary-general Amr Moussa and independent Islamic candidate Abd Al-Mun'am Abu Al-Futuh for Egypt's presidency.

According to a new survey by the government information center in Cairo, each of the two has 11 percent of the vote. General Ahmad Shafiq has the support of six percent and Muhamad Mursei of the Muslim Brotherhood has three percent. About 40 percent told pollsters they had not yet decided and the campaign will be determined in the second round.