Voting ends in Afghan presidential runoff

June 14, 2014 2:13 PM

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Voting ends in Afghan presidential runoff

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Afghans have finished casting their ballots to pick a president in a runoff election between former Cabinet ministers.

In general election on April 5, Abdullah secured 45% of the vote, while Ghani got 31.6%. A candidate needs to receive more than 50% of the votes to win the first round and avoid a runoff.

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