Photo Gallery: Egyptian elections: May 23, 2012 22/25

Two women show their inked fingers after casting their votes on the first day of the Presidential election at a polling center in Old Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. More than 15 months after autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak's ouster, Egyptians streamed to polling stations Wednesday to freely choose a president for the first time in generations. Waiting hours in line, some debated to the last minute over their vote in a historic election pitting old regime figures against ascending Islamists. (AP Photo/Fredrik Persson) ORG XMIT: XFP121