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  5/22/2014, Iyar 22, 5774

94% of Egyptians Living Abroad Voted for El-Sisi

Former Egyptian Defense Minister, Abed Fattah el-Sisi, won 94.52% of the votes cast by Egyptian citizens living abroad in the current round of presidential elections.

Arabic-language media reported that 296,628 voters chose el-Sisi, and that only 17,207 voted for his competitor, Hamdin Sabahi. Voting within Egypt itself will take place next week.