The CEC reported that the current president, Alexander Lukashenko, was again elected head of state. The current leader scored 80.1% in the vote, while his main rival, represented by Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, received 10.12% of the vote.
The other candidates gained a noticeably less number of votes: Andrei Dmitriev -1.21%, Anna Kanopatskaya - 1.68%, Sergey Cherechen - 1.14%. 4.59% of people voted against everyone.
In Minsk, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya gained 15% of the vote, while 64.5% of voters voted for Alexander Lukashenko. The current president of Belarus received the greatest support in the Mogilev region, where 88% of the vote was cast to him.
Spokeswoman for Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Anna Krasulina, did not agree with the election results. She said that "everyone knows how things stand." Andrei Dmitriev reported that the CEC rejected all complaints of non-recognition of the voting results, and later he expressed a desire to go to the Supreme Court to challenge the election results.
While the ongoing protests, rumors appeared about the flight of Alexander Lukashenko abroad. The President of Belarus said that "he was alive and did not run away."
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