Outlook for the 2018 Egyptian Presidential Election
In Egypt, a presidential election is scheduled to be held around the middle of 2018.While three people have announced their candidacy, President Sisi has not made his intentions clear so far. Egyptian popular dissatisfaction with the government has grown due to recent price increases. If Sisi runs, however, his victory is predicted to be virtually certain. Please find below an analysis report prepared by Misa Kanaya, our research fellow, on reasons behind such a prediction and the risks inherent in the current administration’s approach to governance.