Without much enthusiasm, Tunisians go to the polls on Sunday, October 13, for the second round of a presidential election in which they turned away from traditional candidates, for the benefit of a media entrepreneur and a law professor. retired. The participation rate was 17.8% Sunday at midday.

Businessman Nabil Karoui was released from detention only on Wednesday, after spending most of the incarcerated campaign, awaiting the verdict of his corruption trial.

>> To read: Presidential in Tunisia: the fiery Nabil Karoui against the austere Kaïs Saïed

Opposite, the austere academic Kaïs Saïed insists he wants to rebuild democracy. But the candidate, who spent very little during his campaign, is criticized by critics for his conservative views on social issues and his support for the religious party Ennahda.

>> Follow the electoral evening live on France 24

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