Turnout Low, VP Quits in Egypt Constitution Vote
Vice President Mahmoud Mekki steps down, but it's not clear why
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 22, 2012 2:55 PM CST
Updated Dec 22, 2012 3:38 PM CST
Egyptians voted today in the second and final phase of a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution that has polarized the nation, with little indication that the expected passage of the charter will end the political crisis in which the country is mired. Voter turnout was...
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