Egyptian poll: Protests halt for ballot


CAIRO — The second day of parliamentary elections here passed without incident Tuesday, with millions of Egyptians taking part in their country’s first clean voting in decades and Egypt’s military rulers taking credit for the relative calm and massive turnout.

Meanwhile, many voters said the protests in Tahrir Square, which launched Egypt’s revolution in January and resumed this month against the military rulers, now can cease if a democratically elected government represents the will of the people.

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