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TSKHINVAL, November 14 (Itar-Tass) —— The former South Ossetian education minister Alla Dzhioyeva, who gained 24.6% of votes, and republican Minister of Emergency Situations Anatoly Bibilov, who got 23.8% of votes, qualified for the second round of the presidential elections in South Ossetia, Chairperson of the South Ossetian Central Election Commission (CEC) Bella Pliyeva said after the votes had been counted at 78 out of 86 polling stations on Monday.
“The presidential runoff will be held in 15 days,” Pliyeva said.
Under the South Ossetian election legislation, if no candidate gains an absolute majority, the second round of the presidential elections is to be held. Two candidates with the highest percentage of votes will run in the second round.
Eleven candidates were running in the first round of the presidential elections in South Ossetia.