SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 5 March 2024, Tuesday |

Egypt’s President El-Sisi secures 3rd term in landslide victory

The National Elections Authority said on Monday that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi had won a landslide win in the election, garnering 89.6 percent of the vote to secure a second six-year term.

Judge Hazem Badawy, the chairman of the National Elections Authority, said that President El-Sisi had earned 39,702,451 legitimate votes.

According to Badawy, 66.8% of the total 67.3 million registered voters cast ballots.

Approximately 44.8 million voters, both domestically and internationally, participated in the presidential election.

The government applauded the Egyptian populace for their enthusiastic voting engagement.

El-Sisi faced off against three candidates in the vote held from Dec. 10-12.

Egyptians abroad voted from Dec. 1–3 at 137 Egyptian embassies and consulates across 121 countries.

There were 44,288,361 valid votes, representing 98.9 percent of the ballots cast, while 489,307 votes — 1.1 percent — were deemed invalid.

    Source:
  • Arab News