Elections committee declares Sisi president of Egypt with 23,780,104 votes

Chancellor Anwar al-Assy, head of the High Elections Committee, on Tuesday evening declared Abdel Fattah al-Sisi winner of the 2014 presidential elections.

Over the three election days on 26, 27 and 28 May, Sisi garnered 23,780,104 votes or 96.9 percent of the total valid votes, against 757,511 votes or 3.1 percent for Hamdeen Sabbahi.

Invalid votes were 1,036410, more than the votes Sabbahi won.
Assy affirmed that the decision to extend voting for a third day was not haphazard, attributing it to the heat wave that could have deterred voters from going to the polling stations.
He added that turnout on the third day was 10 percent of the total attendance. 
Sisi became the eighth president of Egypt. Before that, he served as defense minister under former President Mohamed Morsy.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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