Skip to main content

How Egyptian revolutionaries rocked the vote

In an interview with Al-Monitor, Mohamed Badran, the young head of the Nation's Future Party, explains why his new party performed so strongly in the first round of Egypt’s legislative elections.
Read in 

One year into its foundation in 2014, the Nation's Future Party ranked second in the first round of Egypt’s parliamentary elections on Oct. 18 and 19. Mohamed Badran, the party’s founder, is 24 years old, making him the youngest head of party in Egypt. Al-Monitor interviewed Badran and asked him about the most important laws that the party will introduce in parliament and the reasons behind the success of his party.

He revealed that education laws are one of his party’s priorities in parliament. Badran rejected the accusations that his party "bought" the candidates who enjoy wide popularity, stressing that his party relied on party cadres.

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 per year.