Exit Polls Show 25 Million Egyptians Participated in Elections, Sisi Gets 92% of Votes

Published March 29th, 2018 - 11:15 GMT
An Egyptian casts his vote on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections in Cairo on March 26, 2018 (AFP/ File Photo)
An Egyptian casts his vote on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections in Cairo on March 26, 2018 (AFP/ File Photo)

Preliminary indicators and exit polls indicate an estimated 25 million people participated in the 2018 Egyptian presidential election, bringing the election turnout to 40 percent.

Results indicated presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi obtained approximately 23 million votes, accounting for 92 percent of total votes. His competitor Moussa Mostafa Moussa is estimated to have obtained 3 percent of the vote.

The National Election Authority (NEA), headed by Lasheen Ibrahim, will hold press conference to announce the official results of the presidential election on April 2 at the State Information Service’s (SIS) headquarters.

During the conference, the NEA will announce the number of valid and invalid votes, and the votes which the two presidential candidates obtained from voters abroad as well as voters inside Egypt.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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