17 April 2012

Taur Matan Ruak to be new President of Timor-Leste

17 de Abril de 2012, 01:19

Díli, 16 abr (Lusa) - Provisional results of the presidential elections released today by the Technical Secretariat for Electoral Administration (STAE) in Timor-Leste until 00:00 and when they are counted 398,548 votes are as follows:


Ruak - 235,299

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 155,518

The results for district are:

Aileu (counting closed)

Ruak - 13,851 (70.76%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 5725 (29.24%)

Ainaro (counting closed)

Ruak - 16,602 (67.19%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 7617 (32.81%)

Baucau (85.07% of votes counted)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 25,870 (54.87%)

Ruak - 21,279 (45.13%)

Bobonaro (66.18% of votes counted)

Ruak - 16,581 (68.56%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 7603 (31.44%)

Covalima (58.14% of votes counted)

Ruak - 10,870 (62.37%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 6557 (37.63%)

Dili (79.63% of votes counted)

Ruak - 43,823 (66.46%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 22,111 (33.54%)

Lautém (closed)

Ruak - 13,555 (50.40%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 13,340 (49.60%)

Liquiça (closed)

Ruak - 17,426 (64.19%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 9723 (35.81%)

Manatuto (97.87 percent of votes counted)

Ruak - 14,168 (73.53%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 5100 (26.47%)

Manufahi (76.09% of votes counted)

Ruak - 9269 (51.11%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 8868 (48.89%)

Oecussi (closed)

Ruak - 21,252 (75.92%)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 6740 (24.08%)

Viqueque (96.08% of votes counted)

Francisco Guterres Lu Olo - 22,450 (66.46%)

Ruak - 11,330 (33.54%)

STAE, which stopped the publication of provisional results in Dili at 00:00 (16:00 in Lisbon) has to disclose the preliminary results late on Tuesday.

The abstention rate will only be known at the end of counting of votes in all districts.

According to police source, the second round of presidential elections in Timor-Leste took place without incident relief throughout.

In all polling stations visited by Lusa was visible police presence.

The second round of presidential voting was disputed by Francisco Guterres Lu Olo, supported by the Revolutionary Front of Independent East Timor (Fretilin), and Ruak, former chief of the armed forces, supported by the National Council for Reconstruction of Timor-Leste (CNRT ) Prime Minister, Xanana Gusmao.

MSE.

Lusa / End
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