Monday, February 27, 2012

Tight Election Results Being Reported In Senegal's Presidential Election

Senegal Election: Early Results Point To Tight Race -- BBC

Early unconfirmed reports from Senegal's controversial presidential election indicate a tight race between incumbent Abdoulaye Wade and former Prime Minister Macky Sall.

If no candidate wins an outright majority there will be a run-off.

President Wade, 85, is seeking a third term in office despite serving a constitutional limit of two terms.

A crowd at a polling station in the capital, Dakar, booed Mr Wade as he cast his vote.

They could be heard shouting: "Get out, old man!"

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More News On Senegal's Presidential Election

Vote counting under way after Senegal ballot -- Al Jazeera
Senegal Counts Votes in Controversial Presidential Election -- Voice Of America
Senegal's Wade in tight race for third term -- Reuters
Discontented Senegalese Vote for President -- New York Times
Senegal's president booed in his home precinct -- CTV
Senegalese president booed on election day, as tense election tests nation’s democratic image -- Washington Post
Senegal president whisked away from election day jeers -- The Guardian
Senegal braces for violence after presidential election -- L.A. Times
Senegal's elderly vote for democracy -- Al Jazeera
Senegal Vote Tests Big Goals -- Wall Street Journal

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