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Madagascar Presidential Election: Jean-Louis Robinson, head of the provisional count, insists on the return of Marc Ravalomanana in case of victory




Madagascar Presidential Election: Jean-Louis Robinson, head of the provisional count, insists on the return of Marc Ravalomanana in case of victory
At the head of the interim results with almost 31% of the votes on more than 4,000 polling stations on the 20,001 and a turnout record 54.78%, Jean-Louis Robinson, Avana party candidate, supported by the movement Ravalomanana, and that for the moment ahead of the former Minister of Finance, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, (14.7%), recalled this weekend before his supporters gathered at the Magro in Behoririka (Tananarive) at a political meeting its desire to see the former president Marc Ravalomanana deposed  in 2009, to return to Madagascar in case of victory.
 
"Madagascar needs all its sons. Currently, all presidents are there except Marc Ravalomanana,"he said. According to Jean-Louis Robinson, a return of Marc Ravalomanana "would show the wisdom of the Malagasy", as marks the site france24.com.
 
The candidate of the party Avanà, Jean-Louis Robinson, and former Minister of Sports and health, had already proposed in mid-October, the Prime Minister Lalao Ravalomanana, wife of former Malagasy president Marc Ravalomanana, who had been disqualified by the Special electoral  Court (CES) August 21.
 
The independent National Electoral Commission for the Transition (CENIT) proceeded to count the provisional results of the first round of the presidential election of October 25, 2013.
 
4.329 polling stations on the 20 001 were stripped, which corresponds to 1,675. 024 registered on 7.823.305, and 917.621 of voters (57.727 white and void ballots, or 6.29% of the votes cast).
 
Thus, on the 859.894 voice, 265.654 are worn on Jean Louis Robinson (30, 89%).

Followed by Hery Rajaonarimampianina, former Minister of Finance (14.71%) 'non-official' candidate of Andry Rajoelina to the supreme bench, Hajo Andrianainarivelo, former Deputy Prime Minister in charge of planning of the territory (8.97%), Camille Vital, former Prime Minister (6.07%), Edgard Razafindravahy, former president of the special Delegation of Tananarive (5.80%) and Roland Ratsiraka, nephew of Didier Ratsiraka, with 5.66% of votes.
 
María Muniz de Urquiza, head of the EU election observation mission, estimated Sunday that the elections were "free, transparent and credible".



Fabrice François


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