Abdullah holds leads in new Afghan vote results

April 24, 2014 1:48 PM

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Abdullah holds leads in new Afghan vote results

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The latest partial results in Afghanistan's presidential election show front-runner Abdullah still leading but far from the majority needed to avoid a runoff.

Abdullah Abdullah, a former foreign minister, had 43.8 percent of the vote in results released Thursday. His closest rival, ex-Finance Minister Ashaf Ghani Ahmadzai, had 32.9 percent. The results were based on 82.6 percent of the more than 7 million votes cast in the April 5 election to replace Pres...

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