Preliminary estimates published by a number of Tunisian think-tanks found a landslide victory for the candidate, constitutional law professor Qais Said, in the second round of the presidential elections over his rival, businessman and communication Nabil Karoui.
"Kais Said won 76.9 percent against 23.1 percent for his rival candidate Nabil Karoui," the Tunisian news agency TAP quoted Sigma Consai as saying.
Several Tunisian media also confirmed that candidate Said won the runoff by more than 76 percent.
In turn, the head of the Independent High Electoral Commission in Tunisia, Nabil Bafoun, announced that the results of the second round of elections will be announced preliminary tomorrow, pointing out that the violations recorded during the second round of the presidential elections are "very few" compared to the first round and the legislative elections.
Buffon said at a press conference that the overall turnout for the second round of the presidential election was 57.8 percent, pointing out that "70 percent of the total polling stations have been counted and the participation rates in the rest of the centers are calculated."
Polling stations opened in Tunisia today for the second round of presidential elections in the country, in which independent candidates Kais Said and Nabil Karoui, head of the Heart of Tunisia party, who led the results of the first round of the presidential elections held on September 15, in which neither of them was able to compete. Obtain 50 percent of the vote.