Tunisia voted on Sunday September 15 to elect a successor to Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi, who died in July aged 92. Turnout was lower than the previous election — just 45.02% turned out to vote, the Independent High Authority for Elections said.

Two independent candidates, law professor and jurist Kais Saied and imprisoned media mogul Nabil Karoui, garnered the most votes. Saeid led with 18.4% of the vote, according to Tunisia’s state news agency TAP.  Karoui was second, won 15.6% of the vote.

Islamist Ennahdha’s Abdelfattah Mourou came in third with 12.9 percent. Defense Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi came in fourth.

No date has been set for the runoff, which is expected in the coming weeks.

This maps displays which candidate got the most votes in each district. Hover on a district for voter participation rates, as well as the number of votes all the different candidates got.

The map was made by Nabil Majoul on Tableau.





Before joining InfoTimes, Aya reported for Egyptian Streets, and before that, for Daily News Egypt. She has also written for various local and international media platforms, such as Foreign Affairs, The National, and Al-Monitor. Aya holds an MA in Global Communication from Simon Fraser University.

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