Mozambique News Agency
22nd October 2014
Renamo and is leader, Afonso Dhlakama, have won the 15 October general elections in the central Mozambican cities of Beira and Chimoio, according to the results published by the city elections commissions.
The results were as follows:
Valid votes - 141,052
Afonso Dhlakama (Renamo) 69,607 (49.4%)
Filipe Nyusi (Frelimo) 47,317 (35.5%)
Daviz Simango (MDM) 24,128 (17%)
Renamo 50,521 (37.59%)
Frelimo 43,247 (32.17%)
MDM 38,932 (28.96%)
AIM’s sources, the daily papers “Mediafax” and “Noticias”, did not give a total of valid votes cast in the parliamentary election. The percentages do not add up to 100 because the couple of dozen minor parties on the ballot paper, who took 1.3 per cent of the vote between them have been disregarded.
Valid votes – 76,670
Afonso Dhlakama (Renamo) 38,067 (49.65%)
Filipe Nyusi (Frelimo) 33,686 (43.94%)
Daviz Simango (MDM) 4,917 (6.41%)
Valid votes – 75,738
Renamo 34,604 (45.69%)
Frelimo 32,652 (43.12%)
MDM 7,229 (9.54%)
Turnout in Beira was 53.6%, and in Chimoio it was 51.3%.
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