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Former Presidents Rajoelina, Ravalomanana Lead Madagascar Vote

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(Bloomberg) -- Former Madagascar presidents Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana have the most votes from this week’s election with almost a fifth of ballots counted.

Rajoelina garnered 40.8 percent and Ravalomanana obtained 38.8 percent, according to results published Saturday by the country’s electoral commission in the capital, Antananarivo.

A runoff vote is scheduled for December if none of the candidates get more than 50 percent of the vote.

Click here to read a related article about Madagascar’s election

To contact the reporter on this story: Aina Rahagalala in Antananarivo at arahagalala@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at asguazzin@bloomberg.net, Paul Richardson

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