Jailed tycoon, professor in Tunisian presidential runoff

Tunisia’s electoral authority says that jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui and independent law professor Kais Saied are advancing to the…

Tunisia’s electoral authority says that jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui and independent law professor Kais Saied are advancing to the country’s presidential election runoff. The electoral commission announced Tuesday that the two outsider candidates came out on top in the first round of voting Sunday. Saied had 18.4% of the vote and Karoui 15.6%.

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