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Special election report

22nd October 2014


Renamo wins in Beira and Chimoio


Renamo and is leader, Afonso Dhlakama, have won the 15 October general elections in the central Mozambican cities of Beira and Chimoio, according to the results published by the city elections commissions.

The results were as follows:


Presidential election

Valid votes - 141,052

Afonso Dhlakama (Renamo) 69,607 (49.4%)
Filipe Nyusi (Frelimo) 47,317 (35.5%)
Daviz Simango (MDM) 24,128 (17%)

Parliamentary election

Renamo 50,521 (37.59%)
Frelimo 43,247 (32.17%)
MDM 38,932 (28.96%)

AIM’s sources, the daily papers “Mediafax” and “Noticias”, did not give a total of valid votes cast in the parliamentary election. The percentages do not add up to 100 because the couple of dozen minor parties on the ballot paper, who took 1.3 per cent of the vote between them have been disregarded.


Presidential election

Valid votes – 76,670

Afonso Dhlakama (Renamo) 38,067 (49.65%)
Filipe Nyusi (Frelimo) 33,686 (43.94%)
Daviz Simango (MDM) 4,917 (6.41%)

Parliamentary election

Valid votes – 75,738

Renamo 34,604 (45.69%)
Frelimo 32,652 (43.12%)
MDM 7,229 (9.54%)

Turnout in Beira was 53.6%, and in Chimoio it was 51.3%.




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