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Sisi won 96.91% in Egypt's presidential election, says commission

ByREUTERS
June 3, 2014 20:00

CAIRO - Former Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi secured a landslide victory in the country's presidential vote last week, the election commission confirmed on Tuesday.

Turnout was about 47 percent of Egypt's 54 million voters, the commission said - less than the 40 million votes, or 80 percent of the electorate, that Sisi had called for.

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