Egypt’s President Sisi Clinches Third Term with 89.6% Majority Vote

  • Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former military chief, secured a third term as Egyptian President with a significant 89.6% of the vote.
  • The election took place amid challenges such as the conflict in Gaza and economic struggles.
  • Sisi’s immediate priorities for his new term include addressing near-record inflation, managing a chronic foreign currency shortage, and mitigating spillover effects from the Israel-Gaza conflict.
  • The voting spanned three days, with the results officially announced today.
  • Three candidates ran against Sisi, none of whom were high-profile figures.

Question: What percentage of the vote did Abdel Fattah al-Sisi secure in the recent Egyptian presidential election?

A) 75.4%
B) 89.6%
C) 92.3%
D) 81.8%

Answer: B) 89.6%

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