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Senegal’s ruling party, opposition both claim victory after legislative vote

Senegal’s ruling party, opposition both claim victory after legislative vote

NGOUDA DIONE and DIADIE BA SENEGALESE President Macky Sall's ruling party and the opposition both claimed victory after legislative elections on Sunday, while awaiting the release of official results. Former prime minister Aminata Toure, who led the ruling coalition's list in the legislative election announced partial results on national television early on Monday, saying the party had won 30 out of Senegal's 46 administrative departments. "This gives us an unquestionable majority," Toure said from party headquarters to the cheers of supporters. She did not say how many of the 165 parliamentary seats the party won. An opposition coalition known as…
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