Polls opened in Egypt on Wednesday for the final round of voting in the first parliamentary election since Hosny Mubarak was forced to step down as president in February dpa reported
Voters were casting their ballots in the last nine out of the country's 27 governorates to vote in the staggered election that began on November 28.
The nine governorates, home to around 14 million eligible voters, are mostly dominated by Islamist candidates who have taken the lead in the first two rounds of voting.
According to the government, 2,666 candidates are vying for the remaining 150 seats in the 498-seat lower house of parliament, or People's Assembly.
Polls are scheduled to close at 7 pm (1700 GMT) with runoffs set for January 10-11.