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Egypt’s Sisi wins presidential election with 89.6 pct of vote

By Xinhua
On 18 December 2023 at 02:48

Egypt’s National Election Authority (NEA) declared on Monday that incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi won the 2024 presidential election with 89.6 percent of valid votes.

At a press conference in the capital Cairo, the NEA said the turnout reached 66.8 percent of the total 67 million eligible voters.

Voting in Egypt took place on Dec. 10-12, while Egyptians abroad cast their vote from Dec. 1 to Dec. 3 in 121 countries.

Four candidates ran for the presidency, namely Sisi, the Social Democratic Party’s Farid Zahran, Al-Wafd Party’s Abdel-Sanad Yamama, and Hazem Omar from the People’s Republican Party.

This photo taken on Dec. 18, 2023 shows a press conference on the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's National Election Authority (NEA) declared on Monday that incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi won the presidential election with 89.6 percent of valid votes. (Xinhua/Wang Dongzhen)
This photo taken on Dec. 18, 2023 shows a press conference on the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's National Election Authority (NEA) declared on Monday that incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi won the presidential election with 89.6 percent of valid votes. (Xinhua/Wang Dongzhen)

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