Run-off elections

A Nigerian woman sells peanuts outside Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday Feb. 26, 2019.Anxious Nigerians on Tuesday awaited a second day of state-by-state announcements of presidential election results in a race described as too close to call. Buhari is facing opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
February 26, 2019 - 10:45 am
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's election lead grew on Tuesday during a second day of announcing state-by-state election results in Africa's largest democracy. The death toll in vote-related violence rose to 53 as an extremist attack was found to be worse than first...
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In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, left, listen to Director of Election Planning and Monitoring Babatunde Raji Fashola, right, as he explain the progress of the party election results in Abuja, Nigeria Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. Nigeria's electoral commission on Monday began announcing official results from the country's 36 states as President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term. (Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP)
February 26, 2019 - 6:20 am
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Radios and WhatsApp groups pinged to life on Tuesday as anxious Nigerians awaited a second day of state-by-state announcements of presidential election results in a race described as too close to call. President Muhammadu Buhari leads by more than 280,000 votes as he seeks a...
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In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, left, listen to Director of Election Planning and Monitoring Babatunde Raji Fashola, right, as he explain the progress of the party election results in Abuja, Nigeria Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. Nigeria's electoral commission on Monday began announcing official results from the country's 36 states as President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term. (Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP)
February 26, 2019 - 3:27 am
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Radios and WhatsApp groups pinged to life on Tuesday as anxious Nigerians awaited a second day of state-by-state announcements of presidential election results in a race described as too close to call. President Muhammadu Buhari leads by more than 280,000 votes as he seeks a...
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In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, left, listen to Director of Election Planning and Monitoring Babatunde Raji Fashola, right, as he explain the progress of the party election results in Abuja, Nigeria Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. Nigeria's electoral commission on Monday began announcing official results from the country's 36 states as President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term. (Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP)
February 26, 2019 - 2:20 am
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Anxious Nigerians on Tuesday awaited a second day of state-by-state announcements of presidential election results in a race described as too close to call. President Muhammadu Buhari leads by more than 280,000 votes as he seeks a second term in Africa's largest democracy,...
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February 25, 2019 - 11:12 am
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria's election (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The United States ambassador to Nigeria is praising the country on its presidential election, saying that "the peaceful achievement of millions was overshadowed by the violence of a few." At least 39 people were...
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February 25, 2019 - 10:14 am
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria's election (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A large Nigerian observer mission says it expects there will be no need for a runoff presidential election because a "clear winner will emerge," though no candidate is expected to receive more than 55 percent of...
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February 25, 2019 - 9:45 am
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria's election (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Nigeria's electoral commission has begun announcing official presidential results from the country's 36 states in a process that will take hours and could extend into Tuesday or beyond. President Muhammadu Buhari has...
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February 25, 2019 - 4:53 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal's prime minister has claimed that incumbent president Macky Sall has won re-election, though the opposition rejected his assertion and said the vote should go to a runoff. Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne, who is from the ruling party, told reporters late...
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February 25, 2019 - 3:50 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal's prime minister claims that incumbent president Macky Sall has won re-election, though the opposition rejects the assertion and says the vote should go to a runoff. Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne, who is from the ruling party, told reporters late Sunday...
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Presidential candidate Marc Ravalomanana casts his vote during a runoff presidential election in Antananarivo, Madagascar, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. Voters have begun casting their ballots across the Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar Wednesday to select a new president in a runoff election that pits two former leaders against each other. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
December 19, 2018 - 6:59 am
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Voters have begun casting their ballots are across the Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar Wednesday to select a new president in a runoff election that pits two former leaders against each other. Andry Rajoelina, 44, president from 2009 to 2014, received 39...
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