Egypt’s election produces surprise runner-up: Invalid votes

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s victory in last week’s election was never in doubt, but the vote produced a surprise runner-up — an unusually large number of invalid ballots, suggesting a possible protest vote against el-Sissi or the election itself.Official figures released Monday by the election commission gave el-Sissi 97 percent of the vote, securing him […]
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