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Belarus presidential election results finalized

MINSK (BelTA) – The Central Election Commission of Belarus has finalized the presidential election results. Incumbent President Aleksandr Lukashenko got 80.1% of the vote, BelTA has learned.

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya was the candidate of choice for 10.12% of voters. Anna Kanopatskaya received 1.68% of the vote, Andrei Dmitriyev got 1.21%, Sergei Cherechen got 1.14%, ‘none of the above' 4.59%.

A total of 5,818,955 people cast their ballots or 84.28% of eligible voters.

The CEC held a session on 14 August to finalize the results of the presidential election. Aleksandr Lukashenko was elected Belarus president, the message of the Central Election Commission reads.