Ethiopia’s ruling party wins 546 of 547 parliament seat


Merga Bekana, Electoral board chairman
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s ruling party has swept all but one seat in the election to the 547-seat parliament held in May, final results showed on Monday, again crushing an opposition that complained of voting abuses.
Voting for the last seat was delayed after clashes between backers of an independent and those supporting the candidate of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF). But the EPRDF is expected to win that too.
Merga Bekana, the electoral board chairman, declared the final tally, barring the last seat, at a news conference.
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Source:: PM Newspaper