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Ecuador edges towards conservative banker in presidential vote

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Voters in Ecuador have appeared to turn to conservative businessman Guillermo Lasso in the presidential election run-off, rebuffing a leftist movement that has held the presidency for more than a decade.
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Ecuador election: former banker Lasso ahead after 90% of vote counted

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Voters in presidential race appeared to have rebuffed a leftist movement, favouring the conservative over Andrés Arauz Voters in Ecuador appeared to turn to a conservative businessman in Sunday's presidential runoff election, rebuffing a leftist movement that held the presidency for over a decade marked by an economic boom and then a years-long recession Results released by the Electoral Council showed former banker Guillermo Lasso with about 53% of votes and leftist Andrés Arauz at 47%, with just over 93% of votes counted. The agency has not yet declared an official winner in the contest...
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