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-- got some early results now that are coming in from Egypt's first genuinely competitive presidential election.
In this history.
The first round of this historic vote was held over the past couple of days and it now appears that the candidate.
-- the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood.
Has secured one spot in next month's runoff elections and that has some people very concerned -- -- joins us now he is streaming live from.
I'm Martha what a difference a year makes the Muslim Brotherhood during the Egyptian revolutions that they were gonna run anybody for president.
And now there man doctor Mohammed -- is in the lead for this round.
Presidential voting we have some video of more see who is expected taken -- 2526.
Percent of the vote here and then the number two spot is up for grabs most likely going to a fellow by the name of Ahmed -- he can't.
When he voted he got a very rough reception of ought to be worth throwing shoes data and and that's because he is a member of the old regime he was -- Prime minister under President Mubarak this is the first time the egyptians have gone to the polls and actually had a free and fair election there.
Are a lot of ballots to be -- were told about 25 million ballots to be counted.
They were cast over the two days the top two vote getters from all of that.
Go to a one off election that's scheduled for June 16 seventeenth in what this is setting up -- that is a pretty interesting situation you have the Muslim Brotherhood candidate who.
A lot of people have real concerns about because of what you said about Israel what he said about our Egypt's relationship with the United States -- what he said about bringing ensure re air Islamic law.
-- ejected then on the other side you have eight old remnants of the guard did very old guard that was here -- -- Mubarak's regime.
That certainly will not go over -- well with the young revolutionaries remember the young kids or into -- square.
Who worked so hard to -- President Mubarak out these are not the two choices they wanted to have come June Martha back -- -- And that raises an obvious question Leland ware is their candidate you know why do they not have somebody who is in a prominent position in this race.
It didn't work out so well for the -- they had a couple of candidates that guy named the two again nine -- hockey but they just did not have.
The ability to get out the vote that the Muslim Brotherhood had which has a very powerful and long -- political machine.
It on the other side it seems -- there was a lot more support for the establishment a lot more support to go back to the way things work.
Then you saw on the street 24% for.
The old guard is a lot back to you now.
Police have fascinating time in Egypt Leland thank you so much better.
In Cairo -- already --
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