Egyptians happy about voting in post-Mubarak polls
Egyptian voters said Monday they were happy to be casting their ballots in the first parliamentary elections since former president Hosny Mubarak's overthrow in February dpa reported
"It is the first free election," said Mohammed Adel, a chemist.
"Things will get better in Egypt," he told dpa as he was waiting to vote at a polling station in Cairo's working-class district of al-Sayyeda Zeinab.
State television showed footage of long queues of voters at polling stations in the nine governorates of the country where the first round of the election was being held.