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    Brotherhood: 'Yes' to Constitution

    CAIRO, EGYPT - DECEMBER 15: An Egyptian woman casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station on December 15, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt.  Egyptians went to vote in the first stage of the referendum on a draft constitution, which has caused controversy and led to bitter division between liberals and Islamists. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

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    Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood got the constitution it wanted, so it claims. After two controversial rounds of voting, the brotherhood unofficially declared a win, with 64 percent support, for the Islamic-backed constitution. The country’s election commission—which has reliably tallied accurate results for past elections—will announce the official outcome tomorrow. Opposition groups already dispute the Brotherhood's alleged win, calling for an investigation into claims of voter fraud. While Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and his party pushed the constitution under the guise of bringing unity and stability to Egypt, the legitimacy of the redesigned government framework may be weakened by a low voter turnout of 32 percent and claims of voting violations.

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