Politics 30 April 2010 The Chartist: Southern discomfort Sudan's election results point to the country's next political hurdle Print HTML The official results of Sudan's elections returned Omar al-Bashir as president once again. But in the semi-autonomous south of the country, voters voted overwhelmingly for Salva Kiir, the region's incumbent leader and Sudan's vice-president. For many Sudanese, it seems, the referendum on the south's independence, due in 2011, will be more significant than this election. Graphic by Script & Seal › Labour’s car crash poster launch Subscribe More Related articles Metro mayors can help Labour return to government How the Brexit referendum has infantilised British politics Vote Leave have won two referendums. Can they win a third?