1st Ld: A presidential election run-off to take place on Dec. 29 in Guinea-Bissau

Source: Xinhua| 2019-11-27 20:22:55|Editor: Shi Yinglun
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BISSAU, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A presidential election run-off is expected to take place on Dec. 29 in Guinea-Bissau, according to the provisional results published Wednesday by the National Election Commission of Guinea-Bissau (NEC).

Former prime ministers Domingos Simoes Pereira and Umaro Sissoco Embalo, who received 40.13 percent and 27.65 percent of the votes respectively, will compete for the presidency, according to the NEC.

If no one receives more than 50 percent of the votes in the first round that took place on Sunday, a run-off is scheduled for Dec. 29, according to NEC rules.

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