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Egyptian Election: Split Vote Keeps Centrist Candidates from Advancing

With no clear winner in the first round of Egypt's presidential election, a run-off was formally announced on Monday.

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The two candidates to advance to the second round will be the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Mursi, and former Mubarak regime member Ahmed Shafiq.

Host Marco Werman talks with reporter Ursula Lindsey in Cairo about the reaction of voters who favored more centrist candidates.