By Fatik Al-Rodaini
Sana'a, February 24, 2012- The Supreme Commission for Election and Referendum (SCER) announced on Friday night the final result of the early presidential election.
The Supreme Commission said that sole candidate Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi won 99,8% of the number of voters, he got 6635192 votes.
Over 10 million Yemeni citizens are to cast their ballots on Tuesday to elect a new president.
Vice President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi is the sole consensus candidate in the early presidential election to be held under the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-brokered initiative signed by the Yemeni political parties in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, last November and also backed by UN resolution 2014.
The election's budget amounts to YR 9.9 billion and is managed by 21 supervisory committees, 301 central committees and 28,742 sub-committees, in addition to 900 extra sub-committees allocated for voters, who are not in their electoral constituencies and the displaced people in Sa'ada and Abyan governorates.
Over 100,000 troops will provide security at polling committees across the country.
The number of registered voters is 10,243,364 voters, of whom 4,348,485 are women.