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Egypt's President El-Sisi wins reelection with 89.6% of vote

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2023
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CAIRO -- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Monday won a third term in office, earning 89.6% of the vote, the National Elections Authority said in a statement. Egyptians voted last week in an election eclipsed by the war in neighboring Gaza, with incumbent El-Sisi guaranteed another term in the absence of a serious challenger and despite growing economic woes. His strongest competitor picked up about 4.5% of the vote, officials said. The three days of voting took place as Egypt grapples with the worst economic crisis in years, with...

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