Another big election victory could be on the cards in Egypt, where polls took place on Monday. Theoretically, the Egyptians choose to elect or elect a new president. But the reality is that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expecting a home race as he seeks re-election without much opposition. The absence of opponents, however, is not due to lack of effort on the part of the opposition parties
Sisi's major challengers, including former military chief of staff Sami Anan and former prime minister Ahmed Shafik, retired after confrontations with the military. Khaled Ali, a human rights lawyer and opposition candidate to Sisi, said the elections would not be fair.
Moussa Mostafa Moussa, the sole challenger to President Sisi, announced himself only at the last minute as a "dummy candidate" candidate to avoid a one-horse race. Moussa is a self-proclaimed supporter of the president
All this means that a victory for Sisi is far from certain, the big question is how high the profit margin will be
Some of the youngest presidents with over 90%
|Teodoro Obiang||Equatorial Guinea||93.70%||2016  Omar al-Bashir||Sudan||94%||2015|
|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi||Egypt  96.90%||2014|
|Abdelaziz Bouteflika||Algeria||19659008] 90.20%||2009|
To achieve such great victories, most of these leaders usually followed the same game book. The political resistance is silenced and barely tolerated while the free press is stifled. Since the elections are just formalities, voter turnout is usually the only measure of support that strong men's leaders have. In Cairo, government employees and public sector employees have been instructed to vote.
|Eritrea|| 179  However, Egypt's election results will be announced on April 1st. But there is only one thing left to say: Sisi can pass or surpass Paul Kagame, who won re-election in Rwanda last August with more than 98% of the vote
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