Sepp Blatter Wins Re-Election as FIFA President

Apparently it's much easier to win elections when you don't have an opponent. I should try that out sometime. Sepp Blatter has won re-election to the FIFA presidency by the count of 186 votes to none (that's 20 abstentions, for the curious), which means he's sticking around for another four years in his attempt to enrich himself and annoy overly self-righteous people the world over.

Blatter, of course, weathered a challenge from CAF head Mohamed bin Hammam after getting him suspended after allegations of corruption, which was considerably easier than the much messier process of actually winning an election against him. Although the English FA led the charge to have the election postponed after realising that Blatter needed one vote to guarantee four more years of the presidency, the rest of the world didn't seem particularly interested, and so it went ahead with one name on the ballot box.

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