Thursday, February 28, 2019

Senegalese President Macky Sall Has Won Re-Election With 58% Of The Vote

Al Jazeera: Electoral commission: Senegal's Macky Sall wins second term

The 57-year-old incumbent received 58.27 percent of Sunday's vote, which observers say had no major irregularities.

Senegalese President Macky Sall has won re-election without the need for a second round of voting, the country's electoral commission announced on Thursday.

Following the announcement, Idrissa Seck, the opposition candidate and runner-up in the race, said he will not appeal the election results.

Seck had previously said that his camp's results showed Sall not winning enough votes for re-election in the first round.

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