Almost 100% Egyptians have given about 22 million votes for incumbent president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with a 41.05 percent voter turnout, Egypt's election commission announced.
Egyptians cast their ballots electing the new head of state from March 26-28.
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, a former military commander, became Egyptian president in 2014 and has now been re-elected to another four-year term.
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According to local media, Sisi's rival Moussa Mustafa Moussa is a distant second with only 721,000 votes or 3% support in the country.
A total of 60 million Egyptians were eligible to vote in the three-day election, which started on Monday.