Presidential election final results - exclusive!

I can announce the preliminary final results for today's important presidential election.

Challenger Johnson Toribion has defeated incumbent VP Elias Chin and will be Palau's next president.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,