Michel wins another term


James Michel the incumbent president of the Seychelles has won a third term in office. He took 55.64% of the vote against his main rival Wavel Ramkalawan of the Seychelles National Party (SNP) who received 41.43% of the vote. There were two other candidates.

The election took place over three days between 19th and 21st May to allow people in the smaller outlying islands to vote. A total of 58,000 of the 60,000 voters are said to have exercised their votes.

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