Maged gestures with other leaders during a protest by Islamists, members of the brotherhood, and supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi around the Raba El-Adwyia mosque square in the suburb of Nasr CityThe assembly writing Egypt’s new constitution voted on Sunday towards an editorial requiring parliamentary elections to be held sooner than presidential elections, raising uncertainty about the u . s .’s political transition timetable. Thirty-three contributors of the 50-member assembly named by way of intervening time President Adly Mansour voted against the article, that means they are going to have to redraft it. Some members of the meeting had been calling for presidential elections to be held ahead of parliamentary elections, citing the weak state of Egypt’s secular political parties. The constitution, expected to be put to a referendum later this month, is part of an army-planned political transition envisaged after it ousted elected Islamist president Mohamed Mursi closing July and supposed to result in parliamentary and presidential elections subsequent yr.