The Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is re-elected with 97,08% of the vote. That has the national electoral commission announced Monday.
About 25 million voters took their vote, 60 million eligible voters in total. That equates to a participation rate of 41.5 percent. Of the 25 million voters, there would be 23 million al-Sissi have voted.
The only other candidate, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, comes from only 2,92% of the vote. Mostafa Moussa is a supporter of the president, and wrote in extremis, when all other possible candidates in the prison were reached or no longer wished to participate.
The opposition had called for a boycott of the ‘masquerade’ which the election was made.
In 2014 was al-Sissi also been elected with 96,9% of the vote.