Oct 19, 2012, 12:01 PM
Incumbent Abdoulaye Wade won 34.20 percent of the second-round vote.
The results read out by Appeals Court President Demba Kandji on Tuesday confirmed Sall’s victory over Wade, who had conceded defeat within hours of polls closing on Sunday.
They showed that Sall, who has the backing of other opposition parties, was able to more than double his 26.6 percent score obtained in the first round, while Wade stayed near his 34.8 percent first-round score.
Kandji said voter turnout was at about 55 percent of over 5 million registered voters.
Berman, head of the European Union’s observer mission, which had over 90 observers
was a credible vote and the result was accepted by all,” Berman told a news
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