Supporters of Abu Ismail, Salafist leader and presidential candidate, chant while carrying election campaign posters of him before his arrival to present recommendation documents to HPEC headquarters

 
Supporters of Abu Ismail, Salafist leader and presidential candidate, chant while carrying election campaign posters of him before his arrival to present recommendation documents to HPEC headquarters
Supporters for Hazem Salah Abu Ismail, a Salafist leader and presidential candidate, chant while carrying posters for him before his arrival to present recommendation documents to the Higher Presidential Elections Commission (HPEC) headquarters in Cairo March 30 , 2012. The sheikh who blends hardline Islamism with revolutionary zeal is emerging as a frontrunner in the race for the Egyptian presidency, buoyed by a popular touch which even his critics say is striking a chord with many voters. The presidential election will be held on May 23 and 24. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)