Sunday, February 19, 2017

Ecuador Goes To The Polls To Elect A President

BBC: Ecuador election: Voting to succeed President Correa under way

Ecuadorians are voting in the first round of elections to choose a new president.

Left-wing incumbent Rafael Correa is standing down after leading the country for a decade.

His former vice-president Lenin Moreno is expected to lead Sunday's vote, but is facing a strong challenge from conservative Guillermo Lasso, who has vowed to cut spending and taxes.

Candidates need to win 40% of the vote to avoid a second round run-off.

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More News On Today's Election In Ecuador

Leftist vies with ex-banker in nail-biter Ecuador presidency vote -- Reuters
Ecuador in key vote for Latin American left -- AFP
Ecuador holding mandatory elections to replace Correa -- UPI
Corruption scandals weigh on Ecuador's leftists ahead of vote -- Reuters
Ecuador Election May Put In Question Outgoing President's Legacy -- VOA
Ecuador in vote that could alter Assange's fate -- AFP
Latin America's Tilt to the Right Facing Fresh Test in Ecuador -- Bloomberg
Ecuador election: Who will succeed Rafael Correa? -- BBC
Ecuador: The end of the 'Citizens' Revolution'? -- DW
Ecuador votes on Sunday. These are 5 things you need to know. -- Washington Post

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

That bitch Correa was ganging-up with Venezuela against Columbia pretty good.

Now that another communist paradise, Venezuela, is circling the drain, what is Correa and his 'chosen' replacement going to do?