Al Ahram has just published these tweets from Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Mursi:
6:28 Ikhwanweb tweets: President-Elect Mohamed #Morsi, heads to #Tahrir – symbol of the Egyptian revolution – after speech at his campaign HQ announcing elex results
6:25 Mursi is in the lead with 52.3 per cent of the total 21,560,639 ballots cast nationwide, according to our preliminary count. This includes all governorates save Cairo.
But at 5:20 AM, Yasser Makarim, Candidate Ahmed Shafiq’s campaign manager, released an exclusive statement on private television channel ONTV that the campaign’s latest figures show their man in the lead with 51 percent of the vote while Mursi took 49 percent.
Some 3,500 polling stations across Egypt have yet to announce their results.
Makarim added that Shafiq enjoys a lead the governorates of Cairo, Gharbiya, Menoufiya, Sharqiya and Qalioubiya.
Makarim warned Mursi’s campaign against manipulating the media until the final results are announced
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