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It may be the last battle of Egypt’s revolution. After 60 years of military rule and stage-managed elections, the country holds its first-ever competitive presidential election Wednesday and Thursday.

The result, which is far from predictable, will shape the future of the Arab world’s most populous state and could determine whether last year’s Arab Spring can produce a new era in Middle East politics.

Egyptian politics, which for the last 15 months has been punctuated by violence and suspicion, have shifted from the streets to voting booths as the country is gripped with election fever.

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