Independent presidential candidate Kais Saied, a professor of constitutional law, poses for a picture in Tunis on Monday. Photo: dpa

‘Political earthquake’: Tunisia presidential poll puts law professor and political outsider Kais Saied in the lead

  • He looks to be headed for run-off vote against jailed media tycoon Nabil Karoui, who is currently in second place, with two-thirds of ballots counted
  • Tied for fifth place, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed could turn out to be biggest loser
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Independent presidential candidate Kais Saied, a professor of constitutional law, poses for a picture in Tunis on Monday. Photo: dpa
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