Upset In Seychelles Presidential Election As Incumbent Loses
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NAIROBI, Kenya: The Seychelles presidential election has seen an upset, with the electoral commission on Sunday declaring longtime contender Wavel Ramkalawan the winner over incumbent Danny Faure.
Opposition leader Ramkalawan, a priest who turned from that work to devote himself to politics, received 54% of the vote in the Indian Ocean island nation while Faure received 43%, the commission chair Danny Lucas said, calling the race hotly contested.”
There was no immediate comment by the winner or Faure.
The voting turnout was roughly 75% in the country of just under 100,000 people.
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