The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo67° Clear

Monday

Hi95° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo68° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi91° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo66° Clear

Wednesday

Hi92° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo67° Clear

Thursday

Hi98° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo71° Clear

Friday

Hi98° Hot

El-Sissi wins presidential election by landslide

Send to Kindle
Print This

CAIRO — With nearly all ballots counted, Egypt’s former military chief has won a crushing victory over his sole opponent in the country’s presidential election, his campaign said today. But the results were stained by questions about turnout despite a robust government effort to get out the vote.

Retired field marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi won more than 92 percent of the votes, compared with 2.9 percent for his sole opponent and 4 percent of invalid votes, according to a tally released by his campaign.

View my options or Sign in