Egypt Independent

Official sources: Elections cost LE5 billion since 2011



Government sources said that parliamentary and presidential elections and referendums cost the state some LE5 billion since 2011, with LE1 billion for this presidential election.

The figure includes bonuses for judges and and supervisors as well as ink, papers and advertising material, not counting the extra extended day of voting.

 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm