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CAIRO - Preliminary results show Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is leading the presidential race with 21.5 million votes, state-owned newspaper Akhbarelyoum said early on Thursday.
Sisi is expected to win a second term in office against his opponent Mousa Mostafa Mousa, who according to the newspaper only garnered 721,000 votes.
There are about 60 million eligible voters in Egypt.
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