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Government > Executive branch Stats: compare key data on Egypt & Tunisia

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  • Cabinet: Cabinet includes the official name for any body of high-ranking advisers roughly comparable to a U.S. Cabinet. Also notes the method for selection of members.
  • Chief of state: The name and title of any person or role roughly equivalent to a U.S. Chief of State. This means the titular leader of the country who represents the state at official and ceremonial functions but may not be involved with the day-to-day activities of the government
  • Election results: Election results includes the percent of vote for each candidate in the last election (if any)
  • Elections: Elections includes the nature of election process or accession to power, date of the last election, and date of the next election
  • Head of government: Head of government includes the name and title of the top administrative leader who is designated to manage the day-to-day activities of the government. For example, in the UK, the monarch is the chief of state, and the prime minister is the head of government. In the US, the president is both the chief of state and the head of government.
STAT Egypt Tunisia HISTORY
Cabinet in an early January 2013 cabinet reshuffle, 10 new ministers were sworn in selected by the prime minister and approved by the Constituent Assembly
Chief of state Interim President Adly MANSOUR (since July 2013) President Moncef MARZOUKI (since 12 December 2011)
Election results percent of vote (first round) - Mohammed MURSI 24.3%, Ahmed SHAFIQ 23.3%, Hamdin SABAHI 20.4%, Abdul Moneim Aboul FOTOUH 17.2%, Amr MOUSSA 11.1%, other 3.7%; (runoff) - Mohammed MURSI 51.7%, Ahmed SHAFIQ 48.3% President MARZOUKI elected by Constituent Assembly with 153 of 156 votes
Elections presidential election (first round held on 23-24 May 2012; runoff held on 16-17 June 2012 (next election NA) president elected by Constituent Assembly; election last held on 12 December 2011(next to be held in 2013); prime minister appointed by the president
Head of government Interim Prime Minister Hazem el-BEBLAWI (since July 2013); Deputy Prime Ministers Hossam EISSA, Abdelfattah Said ELSISI, Lt. Gen., Ziad Bahaa EL-DIN Prime Minister Ali LAAREYDH (since 27 February 2013)

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

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