Previous Madagascan president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Thursday claimed that “many casting a ballot inconsistencies” indicated misrepresentation in the current week’s race, increasing feelings of trepidation of a questioned outcome as tallying proceeded.
Early tallying from few surveying stations place Rajaonarimampianina in a far off third place behind driving contenders Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, both additionally previous leaders of the Indian Ocean island.
“Many casting a ballot inconsistencies and specialized peculiarities have been identified including an invalid constituent enroll… terrorizing (and) the nearness of pre-ticked votes,” said Rajaonarimampianina, who ruled from 2014 to September 2018.
“All signs are that the votes of the Madagascan individuals have been stolen,” he included an announcement issued the day after the vote.
“We won’t let the general population be burglarized of their vote,” he cautioned.
With just 291 of the 24,852 surveying stations checked by Thursday evening, Rajaonarimampianina had acquired 3.29 percent of the votes tallied up until now.
Rajoelina had 45.07 percent and Marc Ravalomanana was on 40.3 percent, as per official figures.
Thirty-six applicants kept running in the race, which is viewed as an analysis of the popularity based certifications of the ruined island that has a background marked by upsets and precariousness.