BEIRUT

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi has 80 percent of votes cast in initial count: source

CAIRO: Former egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has 80 percent of votes cast in the country presidential election after 25 percent of polling stations have been counted, judicial sources said on Wednesday.

His only rival, Hamdeen Sabahi, was on 10 percent, with the rest of the ballots deemed void. The partial result came 90 minutes after polls closed after three days of voting.

 
Advertisement

Comments

Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.

Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.

comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement

FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE

Interested in knowing more about this story?

Click here